A hard disk is a rigid disk inside a computer that stores and provides relatively quick access to large amounts of data. It is the type of storage most often used with Windows. The system also supports removable media.
The file system provides an abstraction of the physical characteristics of storage devices so that applications can simply write to and read from files. However, storage in an enterprise relies heavily on the concept of disks.
Elements used in disk management.
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