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What is sequential access storage device?

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posted Apr 27, 2016 by anonymous

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A storage technology that is read and written in a serial, in one after the other fashion. Magnetic tape is the common sequential access storage device.

answer Apr 28, 2016 by Ajay Vg
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The Sequential Access Storage Device (SASD) is a computer storage device whose content is accessed sequentially, as opposed to directly.
For example, a tape drive is a SASD,
while a disk drive is a Direct Access Storage Device(DASD).

answer Apr 30, 2016 by Danial Rotwaski