85.9 billion bits per square inch: IBM research sets new record for storing massive amounts of big data

Today, IBM researchers announced they have demonstrated a new record of 85.9 billion bits of data per square inch in areal data density on low-cost linear magnetic particulate tape—a significant update to one of the computer industry’s most resilient, reliable and affordable data storage technologies for Big Data.

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