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Storage is a very big problem .

Hard drive is only working for 5-6 years .
If it is brought near big magnets , it can even be damaged .


Solid state drive has storage in electric charge .
But it can lose data if strong electric field is near it .
And Ssd has limited life cycles , in which it can be edited , copied pasted , read , rewritten .
Just like a light bulb has time of few thousand hours .



Linear Tape open is a long term storage , can save for 40 years , but it can not be rewritten more than 70 times .
Can't be read for many times .
And its Writer only works for specific model of the LTO .


Floppies are great , can be stored for 10-15 years . But its memory is only 1.5 Mb .


Dvd is 4.7 Gb , but its biggest danger is humidity .
It can become damaged in contact with moisture .
Its life cycle can be 5-6 years as well , if not wet or scratched or bent .


Online cloud storage is great , but it is $25 monthly . It is costly . And file is only accessible with Internet .


In today's time Ssd is the best storage , but it is having limited cycles of read , or rewrite , and it is having very packed circuit , anything can go wrong and damage the whole storage .


Storage is one of the (my world's) world's biggest problem .

I like dvd disks as great storage , but they require lots of space , and prevention from humidity as well .
Mdisc was still a dvd , it could have been damaged too , it is discontinued now .

LTO is certainly not nice , because it would be non working after certain usages of read or write .

I wish for a storage which can store for 50 years , and do not have limited reading and rewriting cycles .
Sazzio · 31-35, M
You nailed it!

I suppose if you have memorable pictures, you could always print them out? Printer with a colour ink is required. Yes, the pics will get torn, brownish overtime depends how well u keep them, they can last for 15 - 20 years... even then they will still be in an okayish condition.

Long ago I stopped saving all messages and pics due to lack of space.
Max41 · 26-30, M
@Sazzio May save for 60 years , but memorable pictures are more than 5000 .

And if a 4K resolution picture is printed out on an A4 , can the scanning of A4 give 4K quality again ?

And where to save the videos then ?

Nowadays Ssd is the only option , but feeling if there was a more longer saving storage too .
NeoNeo · 41-45, M
Hard drives and ssd are good options for large storage and quick access.
Max41 · 26-30, M
@NeoNeo Yes magnetic hard drives and ssd are better .
Ssd is better than hard drives . But it don't have many rewriting options . we can edit , delete , write in it for a certain number of times as well . but still it is the best storage nowadays in Ram or Memory card , or pen drive .

 
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