Entry from British & World English dictionary
A device for writing data very quickly on to magnetic tape, used typically for making backups of large amounts of data.
- We will also improve the transfer bit-rate and reliability of the tape streamer for practical use.
- Most tape streamers can hold at least 5 gigabytes with some going up to 30 gigabytes and beyond.
- As a result, we have successfully demonstrated an advanced tape streamer with a transfer rate of 24 Mbps and a capacity per cassette of 25 GB
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