Use the internet to find quoted prices, capacities, and performance of the following memory / storage devices:
Hard Drive, personal use (e.g. Seagate Barracuda)
Hard Drive, enterprise use (e.g. Seagate Cheetah)
For some of these devices, you need to distinguish between the media cost (the tape only) and the device cost (tape reader).
Plot your results in a graph with axes for the random access times, the capacity, and the cost per B. Each axis should use logarithmic
In preparation for the next homework:
Go to the web site of Jim Gray, Microsoft Research. Download the article on Windows 2000 Disk IO Performance and understand how he measures