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New disk cache algorithm for 3.5-inch magneto-optical 230-MB drive
Author(s): Motoshi Ito; Katsuya Watanabe; Isao Satoh
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Paper Abstract

A magneto-optical disk drive was developed to be capable of reading/writing 230 MB and 128 MB disks at a disk rotation of 3600 rpm. In order to improve the data transfer speed, a new disk cache algorithm was applied to the drive using its internal buffer. This cache algorithm achieved speed-up by 10-50% even under 'smartdrv'.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 September 1995
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 2514, Optical Data Storage '95, (8 September 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.218734
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Motoshi Ito, Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. (Japan)
Katsuya Watanabe, Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. (Japan)
Isao Satoh, Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2514:
Optical Data Storage '95
Gordon R. Knight; Hiroshi Ooki; Yuan-Sheng Tyan, Editor(s)

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