Tape is a type of storage that has been around for a very long period of time.
Before we get into the pros and cons of tape drive here is a brief descrition
about what a tape drive actually is. A tape drive is a type of drive that
stores data. Many companies and businesess have used tape over the years
however, its use is declining due to popular alternatives. The main and
most popular alternatives to tape are HDD, SSD, Flash drives and
cloud storage. These offer a lot of benefits that tape does not.
There are advantages and disadvantages with each of these alternatives as well.
These alternatives to tape are discussed in more detail within the
Below, there are two lists presenting the pros and the cons of tape storage.
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