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Oracle has upgraded its StorageTek StreamLine 8500 tape library with more slots, LT05 support and redundant robotics and electronics for increased reliability. The 8500's maximum capacity has risen to 100,000 slots from 70,000, by linking ten 10,000 slot libraries together, and managing them as a single entity. Support has been …

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Coat

...but no Win7 support?

Pah, it'll never catch on then.

Mine's the one with the Inmac tape viewer in the pocket (anyone else remember those?)

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Nope...

Can't even Google them.

Got a link?

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Windows

If it's ACSLS controlled, it will have Windows support.

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Joke

Storage Comparison

Blimey - it will remember almost as much as my wife!

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Go

Cor...

More than a Sinclair Microdrive...

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Thumb Up

Yes, but...

You can't fit a couple of LTO5 tapes in a matchstick box...

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Welcome

Welcome

I, for one, welcome our tape swapping overlords...

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Grenade

Loading?

So who unpacks and loads all these damn tapes then?

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Ook Ook

You get your tape monkey to do it.

Although it probably won't be full to start with...

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