Primary storage

  1. Compare primary storage and secondary storage, and discuss the most important characteristics of secondary storage.
  2. Discuss solid-state storage, including solid-state drives, flash memory, and USB drives.
  3. Discuss hard disks, including density, platters, tracks, sectors, cylinders, internal, – external, and performance enhancements.
  4. Discuss optical discs, including pits, lands, CDs, DVDs, Blu-ray, and hi-def.
  5. Discuss cloud computing and cloud storage.
  6. Describe mass storage devices, including enterprise storage systems, file servers, – network attached storage, RAID systems, organizational cloud storage, and storage area network systems.