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Tape lives! Supercomputer to be built with 380PB of tape storage

ARS - Tape storage isn’t what you’d call cutting-edge technology. Most of us make do with disk, and lust after the speeds of SSD. But tape is still useful when massive amounts of storage are needed, in part because of its low cost and power requirements. And it's being put to good use at an extreme scale in a new supercomputer.

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