"WD demoed a 20TB SMR drive"
That's a lot of porn.
"mostly suitable for data stored in large chunks – for example, high-definition video files"
Western Digital is launching an open initiative called Zoned Storage to convince industry to develop standards and software for emerging types of high-capacity drives – thus feathering its own nest. These drives include spinning rust with Shingled Magnetic Recording (SMR) technology – WD expects half of its HDD exabytes …
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