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What does MD stand for?

MD stands for Magnetic Disk

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  • Information technology (IT) and computers

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This technology is significantly different than magnetic disk and tape emulation since the Write Once properties of UDO are inherent to the recording surface of the media and are not a function of software or firmware controls.
Tape is being used to fulfill this important data storage requirement for two reasons: tape capacities have continued to double every 2-3 years and outpace magnetic disk capacity using compression; and the cost advantage of tape over magnetic disk solutions is tremendous.
Overhead: In order to meet write-once requirements for magnetic disk solutions, the data must go through an Application Programmatic Interface (API) that forms a data protection layer of non-eraseability while the data is under management in the compliance system.