Compatible with all leading operating systems, backup software and servers Future-Proof: This format results in a cartridge capacity of approximately GB when using Ultrium Generation 2 media. Subject to credit approval. LTO drives have an internal tape head cleaning brush that is activated when a cartridge is inserted. This separate verify operation doubles the number of end-to-end passes for each scheduled backup, and reduces the tape life by half.

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Each file is typically an archive of data organized using some variation of tar format or proprietary container formats developed for and used by backup programs.

LTO Ultrium Tape Drives

Please enter a number less than or equal to 1. For each block of data that the algorithm works on, it saves a copy of the raw data. The ability to copy a large file or a large selection of files up to 1. The original release of LTO technology defined an optional data compression feature.

Gartner shall have no liability for errors, omissions or inadequacies in the information contained herein or for interpretations thereof. These technologies were and still are tightly controlled by certanxe owners. LTO uses an automatic verify-after-write technology to immediately check the data as it is being written, [42] [43] but some backup systems explicitly perform a completely separate tape reading operation to verify the tape was written correctly.

While it is a good thing that Certance has released its second-generation LTO Ultrium products, the fact remains that the company is very late in doing so, lagging behind the competition by as much as a year and missing several promised release dates along the way.


See terms – opens in a new window or tab. There are 2 basic methods ulyrium initiating a cleaning of a drive: LTO technology was originally designed to come in two form factors, Ultrium and Accelis. Still, the Certance LTO Ultrium drives maintain an advantage in this area over the SDLT products which don’t offer a mechanism for physically altering the tape speed ultriim response to the host data rate.

Computer storage tape media Ecma standards Tape-based computer storage. Cleaning of the media requires special equipment. Email to friends Share on Facebook – opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter – opens in a new window or tab Share on Pinterest – opens in a new window or tab Add to watch list.

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IBM called its format after IBM’s one product that used it and designed it to meet the demanding requirements of its mainframe products. The set of 8, 16, or 32 tracks are read or written in a single, one-way, end-to-end pass that is called a “wrap”. LTO tape is designed for 15 to 30 years of archival storage. As of [update] the cost of an LTO-5 drive taking tapes of up to 1. Certance has only the tape drives and their respective autoloaders, with no publicized plans for any higher end automation devices.

When defining a device class for LTO 2 drives, use.

LTO-2 Tape Drive QB HP StorageWorks Ultrium LTO-2 /GB External LVD SCSI Tape Drive

The erasing head used in these erasers has four magnetic poles that cetance the width and the location of the data bands. Since LTO-6 supported both magnetic particle and Barium Ferrite, the compatibility issues has arisen.


High capacity combined with low media cetrance delivers an exceptionally low cost of ownership Manageable: A common reason for a cartridge failing to load into a drive is the misplacement of the leader pin as a result of the cartridge having been dropped.

All Ultrium drives support all Ultrium-certified media cartridges regardless of which manufacturer makes them.

LTO-2 Utrium Tape Media

At the high end of the tape market, the IBM series and Oracle StorageTek Lo series products are still viable and under active development. Minimizes network interruption with blazing speed and dynamic data rate matching that squeezes optimal performance u,trium your server and network environment. Each drive also offers its own unique set of features that differentiates it from the rest of the competitive pack.

This allows the drive to write a second copy of any data that fails the verify without the help of the host system.

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