91.520 Digital Storage Architectures

Digital Storage Architectures

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 8149
Status Active

This course will focus on existing and proposed technologies for storing digital information. Both hardwre and software issues will be examined, beginning with device and controller organization and proceeding through aggregation techniques, interconnect architectures and host consideration. At each level, specific components will be evaluated with respect to critical storage criteria, such as bandwith and latency, fault tolerance, infrastructrure requirements and cost.