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Thank you to the actual professionals with experience with this format chiming in to dispel the ignorant bloviating about cassette tapes from the peanut gallery. I find all this quite interesting.
Hmmm, I've been pondering what to add to my last 5.75 bay...It's fast enough to do nightly backups
I think you underestimate the scope of the type of platform on offer. For example 16 drive arrays can read/write 14GB per second, and if you multiplex several arrays together you begin to understand the potential.
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So yes, this is a viable and efficient backup data storage medium for common users and businesses of all size.