DVD

DVD, short for Digital Versatile Disc or Digital Video Disc, is a type of optical disk technology similar to the CD-ROM. Now most backup programs can backup to DVD, Handy Backup also supports DVD. A DVD holds a minimum of 4.7GB of data, enough for a full-length movie. Double layer discs hold about 8.5Gb, and double-sided discs hold twice as much as the single-sided ones. DVD discs are commonly used as a medium for digital representation of movies and other multimedia presentations that combine sound with graphics, but are also one of the best backup solutions.

It's supposed that store critical data in external mediums more reliable than backing up to another HDD in your system. Cause of storage capacity and relatively cheapness DVD one of the best medium for backup purposes. Handy Backup easily performs a backup to different storages, including backup to DVD and backup to CD.

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  • Glossary Category: Storage Media
    “The “Storage Media” category contains descriptions of different physical media and devices which you can use to store data on.”

Backup Software Glossary

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 179 terms. The current section Storage Media contains 36 terms.

Other “Storage Media” Terms

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