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Latest revision as of 13:50, 1 August 2013

Storage Media Complexity Usability Currency Fear Factor Popularity X Factor Description
Microfilm 11 54 22 30 34 5
Tape 73 87 65 41 87 30 Magnetic tape is media format composed of a thin magnetizable coating on a long strip of plastic film. It's used widely for backing up and storing digital data.
Floppy disk 75 14 12 89 30 7 Floppy disks in a variety of sizes are thin magnetic disks with plastic or card covers widely used for data storage from the mid-1970's through to the early 2000's.
Paper 0 0 100 0 100 0 Print it out then scan and OCR in the future is the joker in the pack
Spinning disk (local HDD)
Spinning disk (RAID / server grade)
Flash drives (USB)
Removable hard drive (USB)
Optical disk
SD card