Access Time


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Access Time

In telecommunications, the delay between the time a request is made on a system and the time the system grants the request. As technology advances, access time is generally reduced.
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These three parameters, initial access time, sequential access only, and a perceived higher management cost represent the next frontier for the Nearline and mass storage providers to address.
Yet every bit of it is completely available to end users through their normal file browse and search utilities with remarkably short file access times that range from less than a second to about a minute.
I do have some concerns because capacities are increasing faster than access times and I wonder how much data ought to hang out on a single spindle.