Floppy Disk

Technology / Computers / Floppy Disk: A removable disk using a flexible magnetic media in a plastic case. 3.5'' floppy disks are sometimes seen in modern computing, but are quickly being replaced as their predecessors were.

Disk

Technology / Computers / Disk: Typically refers to a magnetic or optical storage medium on which information can be accessed, for example, the Hard Disk, Floppy Disk, CD, or DVD. MORE

Floppy Disks

Technology / Digital Cameras / Floppy Disks: Storage media for some digital cameras. MORE

Hard Disk

Technology / Computers / Hard Disk: High-capacity disk storage unit with a non-removable hard storage medium. The platters in a hard disk are normally made out of aluminum or glass and ceramic. MORE

Optical Disk

Technology / Computers / Optical Disk: A disk that encodes data as a series of reflecting pits that are read and written by a laser beam. MORE

Virtual Disk

Technology / Computers / Virtual Disk: A RAM disk in which a section of system memory is set aside to hold data, as though it were a number of disk sectors. Sometimes used for bootable operating systems and applications to function. MORE

Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID)

Technology / Computers / Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID): A category of disk drives that employ two or more drives in combination for fault tolerance and performance. RAID disk drives are used frequently on servers but aren't generally necessary for personal MORE

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