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<storage> (Or "memory") A device or medium into which data can
be entered, in which it can be held, and from which it can be
retrieved at a later time.
The distinguishing characteristics of a device are its
capacity (the number of bytes it can hold), its access speed, whether it is volatile (loses data when the power is
turned off), whether it is removeable or fixed and whether
it is writeable or read-only.
Some examples are DRAM, hard disk, CD-ROM, Flash memory.
Storage timeline (https://www.frontierinternet.com/gateway/data-storage-timeline/)
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