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Unit 5 -_storage_devices


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Unit 5 -_storage_devices

  1. 1. INFO 1Unit 5 – Storage devices and media
  2. 2. Select from storage media and devices available, and justify whyitems selected were suitable to solve each particular problem:•data needs to be stored for future use•data can be stored at different physical locations from where it may be used•the broad characteristics of current storage media•appropriate contexts for use of media•the devices needed for reading and/or writing data to the storagemedia•any limitations of current storage devices and media
  3. 3. The key to success with Units 4, 5 & 6 is not just knowingwhat bits of technology exist but why you should use aparticular piece of technology in a specific set of conditionsto meet a particular need.e.g. “I would recommend using a USB stick tostore the files so I can transfer them home asit has adequate capacity, is quick to save toand read from and works in all modern machinesdue to the USB standard”.
  4. 4. What you need to do is to fill in the grid below.There is a copy of this document on shared docs/ICT/KS5/AQAAS/INFO1 called storage devices.pptx. Add as many rows asyou need. Device What does it do? Advantages DisadvantagesHard diskFlash memory (USB stick)DATCD (various)DVD (various)Online cloud