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Exabyte

<company, storage> A company and, by extension, a tape format for computer data backup and transfer. The tape is a data quality 8mm video cassette recorder tape. Exabyte units can store between five and fourteen gigabytes of data per tape. Exabytes are usually attached to Unix workstations.

[What different tape capacities exist? Compare with DAT?]

(1995-07-06)

 


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