17th of October the LTO Program Technology Provider Companies (TPCs), released the specification for LTO-8 and the new roadmap. The roadmap was extended to LTO Generation 12, with a storage capacity of 480 TB compressed.
Note: Compressed capacities for generations 1 – 5 assume 2:1 compression.
Compressed capacities for generations 6 – 10 assume 2.5:1 compression (achieved with larger compresssion history buffer).
Source: The LTO Program, The LTO Ultrium roadmap is subject to change without notice and represents goals and objectives only.
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