Capacities from 300GB to over 29 Petabytes
The Optical Disc Archive is an optical disc-based storage system. The system involves the use of multiple bare discs contained within a very robust cartridge and a dedicated disc drive unit with an associated software driver able to manipulate discs individually providing a seamless read/write capability.
ODA can be utilised in different scales and for various applications across a wide range of industries, based on its longevity and accessibility. For example, from a laptop-based compact archive to a huge data centre solution.
A starter system is a stand-alone drives. These USB drives plugs directly into a computers. Store 5.5TB on each cartridge, store on shelf in normal office environment.
Scalable archive solution with Petasite ODA library - upto 165TB in 30 slot library
Large data centre-type solution with multiple Petasite libraries. Scale to petabytes of data example below shows over 29 Petebytes in 10 42U racks this solutions consumes a maximum of 7KW of electric.
Using new generation high-capacity optical disc “Archival Disc” The ODA offers more than 100 years life by ISO based acceleration testing.
Average read rate of 250MB/s* World’s first 8-channel optical drive unit* “On-the-fly” verification for error-free recording
UDF format for random access. Non-contact read/write technology. Minimized number of switching recording media
Only 700W needed to manage 2.9PB data. Generation compatibility minimises migration cost
Durable and resilient in a wide range of environmental conditions. Water disaster resistant. Readable more than one million times