Large capacity probe recording using storage robots

L. Abelmann, T. Bolhuis, A.M. Hoexum, G.J.M. Krijnen, J.C. Lodder

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    The authors propose a concept n mass data storage system architecture, in which thousands of read/write heads,storage robots or StoBots move independently over a large,.flat storage medium.This concept,which has not been previously proposed,offers new degrees of freedom in data storage systems design, which could lead to a superior performance over conventional systems such as hard disks and tape.The impact of different file system architectures on the access time and data-rate of the StoBot drive is investigated.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)218-221
    Number of pages4
    JournalIEE Proceedings - Science Measurement and Technology
    Issue number10.1049/ip-smt:20030693
    Publication statusPublished - 2003


    • SMI-TST: From 2006 in EWI-TST
    • TST-uSPAM: micro Scanning Probe Array Memory
    • TST-Stobots: Storage Robots

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