Storage

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See also: Distributed filesystems | Distributed file storage

In computing terms, storage refers to a temporary container for information and data that is to be reused. File, compression, backup, and redundancy are closely related to storage.

Storage media

Permanent: HDD, RAM, RAID

Removable: Floppy, CD, DVD, Blu-Ray, HD-DVD, FVD

Other things which have storage functions include; cache, library, mirror, archive, data haven and database

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