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SDLT Tapes

de Boef
Advisor

SDLT Tapes

Hello, how often can we use a tape for backup. Sometimes i heard 50 times, somebody says 5 years. Does anybody know how often i can use a tape?? (backup) The storage can be kept for 30 years says the label of the hp tape.

anyone?

 

 

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1 REPLY
Leif Halvarsson_2
Honored Contributor

Re: SDLT Tapes

Hi,
SDLT tapes has the same specifications as DLT tapes (or slightly better) , 1 000 000 passes/17 500 uses.

At this link you can find a whitepaper about DLT tape reliablity.

http://www.quantum.com/AM/products/dlt/whitepapers/default.htm