Backup Software / Backup Terms Glossary / Storage Media / CD
Known by its abbreviation, CD, a Compact Disc is a polycarbonate with one or more metal layers capable of
storing digital information. The most prevalent types of compact discs are those used by the music industry to store digital
recordings and CD-ROMs used to store computer data. Both of these types of compact disc are read-only, which means that once
the data has been recorded onto them, they can only be read, or played. There also is the CD-RW format, which allows numerous
writings to a disc with or without erasing.Nowadays CD stays very popular inexpensive medium allowing a relatively large
amount of data to be written to it.
It's supposed that store critical data in external mediums more reliable than backing up to another HDD in your system.
Handy Backup easily performs a backup to different storages, such as
backup to CD.
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Backup Terms Glossary
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Current glossary explains various terms that you may come across while working with Handy Backup or other backup software.
Handy Backup is a backup utility for Windows Servers and PCs that is famous for its flexibility and ease of use.
The glossary contains 172 terms. The current section Storage Media contains 36 terms.
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