10 November 1983 CODAM: A Near Term Government Use of Optical Disk
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Proceedings Volume 0421, Optical Disks Systems and Applications; (1983) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.936103
Event: 1983 Optical Mass Data Storage Conferences, 1983, Arlington, United States
The Computer Optical Disk Archival Memory, CODAM, development is a Defense Department program to ensure the availability of an advanced optical disk peripheral to satisfy expanding, archival, high performance computer memory needs. Ultimately, to satisfy user operational requirements, a number of such peripherals will be married to an automated disk handler. The resultant equipment will form an Optical Disk Library ODL, capable of over 1014 bits of on-line storage. The characteristics of the CODAM hardware and the ODL are described. The trade-offs that lead to the choice of the CODAM specifications are presented.
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Joseph F. Ferrero, Mark Goldberg, "CODAM: A Near Term Government Use of Optical Disk", Proc. SPIE 0421, Optical Disks Systems and Applications, (10 November 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.936103; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.936103


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