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Tape vs. disk

Tape is literally 10,000 to 100,000 times more reliable than disk

 
Device
 
Undetecable Bit Error Rate
 
 
Enterprise disk
 
1 in 10-15
 
Enterprise SSD
 
1 in 10-17 
 
Hardened SSD
 
1 in 10-18 
 
LTO-7
 
1 in 10-19 
 
Oracle T10000
 
1 in 10-19 
 
IBM TS1150
 
1 in 10-20 

Find out more about why HPE LTO Ultrium data cartridges are so reliable by downloading the HPE Media Testing brochure.

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"When it comes to tape vs. disk, we see significant reduction–up to 1,500 times less energy consumption with tape than a comparable storage array comprising disk. So you can get hundreds of petabytes of storage on a couple of raised floor tiles, minimal heating ventilation and air conditioning requirements, consuming less than eight light bulbs worth of electricity. That's green. That's making a meaningful dent in the energy consumption."

John Tiogo
Tiogo Partners International

 
 

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