Accession Number:

ADA164993

Title:

Modern Hardware Technologies and Software Techniques for On-Line Database Storage and Access.

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1985-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

297.0

Abstract:

Computerized data processing applications have grown over the past thirty years to a point where they have now become a pervasive influence in our society. As the range of applications has grown, a continuing concern has been the cost and access time of data storage. A wide range of technologies have been investigated to address this problem. The purpose of this thesis is to examine high-volume, on-line storage media of current and emerging technologies and software techniques for supporting these on-line, high capacity storage media. In the first part, we analyze such media as vertical magnetic recording, thin film media, optical data disks, magneto-optic disks, bubble and Bernoulli-effect disks. Then, comparisons and evaluations of products and product categories are illustrated. In the second part, we review the modern software techniques for on-line database storage and access. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Computer Hardware

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE