Compression reduces the size of data to save storage space or speed transmission. Learn how files are compressed and read about compression examples.
AIT (advanced intelligent tape) is a magnetic tape and drive system used for computer data storage and archiving.
In communications engineering, the term codec is used in reference to integrated circuits, or chips that perform data conversion.
Linear Tape-Open (LTO) is a high-capacity tape storage technology that is open format, giving users access to compatible products from many suppliers.
LTO-4 is a tape format from the Linear Tape-Open Consortium that has been succeeded by LTO-5 and the current LTO-6 version.
MrSID (Multi-resolution Seamless Image Database) is an image compressor, viewer, and file format for extremely large raster graphics images.
LTO-6 is the current tape format from the Linear Tape-Open Consortium first released in 2012 that will eventually be succeeded by LTO-7, LTO-8, LTO-9...
Fax Group is an encoding format used for fax transmission.
JBIG (Joint Bi-level Image Experts Group) is a group of experts that is producing standards for bi-level image coding.
Code minification (to minify) is the removal of unnecessary characters from programming code. The term is often associated with interpreted scripted...
Capacity optimization (CO) is a technique for getting more data on a storage medium by analyzing the data for unique repetitive patterns that can be...