Storage devices are any type of hardware that is capable of storing and retrieving data. Most often these devices come in the form of hard drives or optical discs. More »

There are several different types of storage devices that hold digital data, such as memory cards, CD-ROMs and hard drives. Each storage device ranges in size and capabilities, and the smaller units are commonly found in... More »

Removable storage devices are the type of storage media that can be ejected from a computer when it is still running. Typical examples of removable media include USB sticks, CDs and DVDs. More »

Optical storage devices are any storage methods that use a laser to store and retrieve data from optical media. Optical storage media includes CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, DVD-RAM, WORM cartridges, erasable optical cartridges and re... More »

Removable storage devices are the type of storage media that can be ejected from a computer when it is still running. Typical examples of removable media include USB sticks, CDs and DVDs. More »

Flash storage refers to any data storage device that utilizes the NAND type of flash memory. A standard flash storage system consists of two parts: a memory unit and an access controller. The memory unit allows the syste... More »

An optical disc drive, or simply optical drive, is a piece of computer hardware that alters data on optical discs using lasers. Optical drives edit, delete and add content to CDs, DVDs and Blu-ray discs in computers and ... More »