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tape streamer

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Definition of tape streamer in English:

noun

Computing
A device for writing data very quickly on to magnetic tape, used typically for making backups of large amounts of data.
Example sentences
  • 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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