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Secondary storage devices

Secondary storage devices

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SREELAJ C SREELAJ C  ROLL NO 52 ROLL NO 52
 
 
 Storage of databases Storage of databases
Databases typically store large amount of data.Databases typically store large amount of data.
Generally databases are too large to fit entirelyGenerally databases are too large to fit entirelyin the main memory.in the main memory.
Storage of database in secondary storageStorage of database in secondary storagedevices such as disks prevent permanent datadevices such as disks prevent permanent dataloss from volatile memory (main memory).loss from volatile memory (main memory).
Cost of storage per unit data less than that of Cost of storage per unit data less than that of  primary memory. primary memory.
 
 
Typical devicesTypical devices
Magnetic tapesMagnetic tapes
Optical disksOptical disks
Hard disksHard disks

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