A generic term for disk or tape storage of computer data, so called for the large masses of data that can be stored in comparison with computer memory capacity. Optical disc storage is also a form of mass storage.
non-memory storage for data. Floppies are mass storage.
Mass storage is where all the data the computers have are kept (example: hard drive). This is a part of the hardware. See inside the case.
term used to refer to archival storage in systems maintained on specific TeraGrid sites for large, long-term preservation of data
"refers to computer equipment designed to record, store, and read "masses" of data. A variety of magnetic and optical media are currently available for mass storage, including magnetic disks, magnetic tapes, magnetic cassettes, and optical disks. The selection of a suitable mass storage device for a GIS database usually involves establishing a compromise among the factors of size, speed, and cost." Read More at Colorado.edu
A device like a disk or magtape that can store large amounts of data readily accessible to the central processing unit.
Any device used to store large amounts of data. Usually refers to hard disks and tape backup units.
An external storage device capable of storing large amounts of data. Online, directly accessible disk space is limited on most systems; mass storage systems provide additional space that is slower and more difficult to access, but can be virtually unlimited in size. CTC's mass storage system has been converted from HPSS to HSM.
sets of cartridges containing data. Accessed using robot arms.
Storage of large amounts of data. Not part of a computer's internal memory.
A term that refers to data storage that is generally greater than is available in the computer's system memory (RAM); this term usually refers to floppy disk or hard disk storage
In computing, mass storage refers to storage of large amounts of information in a persisting and machine-readable fashion. Storage media for mass storage include hard disks, floppy disks, flash memory, optical discs, magneto-optical discs, drum memory, magnetic tape, punched tape (historic) and holographic memory (experimental). It does not include random access memory, which is volatile i.e. it loses its contents after power loss.