Tape Library is a very important term in Information storage industry and in simple term’s, Tape Library is inventory of magnetic tape cartridges and tape drives, which are needed for storage purpose. And in a automated Tape Library you will also find a robotic arm which is used to mount and dismount the tape.
As per Wikipedia “In computer storage, a tape library, sometimes called a tape silo, tape robot or tape jukebox, is a storage device which contains one or more tape drives, a number of slots to hold tape cartridges, a barcode reader to identify tape cartridges and an automated method for loading tapes (a robot).”
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In this article we are showing you a video in which a robotic arm will mount or upload tapes in the tape library and will also transfer tape from on rack to another. Model used in this video is HP MSL6000 Media: Ultrium LTO-2. This video is taken from YouTube from theball1 profile.