Storage devices and media

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  • Created on: 05-11-15 10:52
What is RAM?
The RAM (Random Access Memory) is the type of memory used in the computer’s main memory.
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What is a memory stick?
A memory stick is a portable external storage storage device.
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What is a primary storage?
The primary storage is another name for RAM and ROM.
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What is a secondary storage?
The secondary storage is is the name for all other data storage devices in a computer.
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What does a storage medium do?
The hardware that actually holds the data.
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How is the emerging cloud computing impacting storage and why is the cloud space important?
It's important to understand cloud computing is driving a strong demand for storage devices.
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What is the definition of data?
Data is words, numbers, dates, images, sounds etc. without context.
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What is a data storage?
The data storage is where we put data in a ''known'' place (save) which we can come back to later and get the data again (read).
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What is a storage media?
The storage media is a permanent storage and will hold data even when the computer is powered off.
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What is the storage capacity?
The storage capacity is the maximum amount of data that can be stored on the media.
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What is a memory stick?

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A memory stick is a portable external storage storage device.

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What is a primary storage?

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What is a secondary storage?

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What does a storage medium do?

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