DLT

Definition(s)

Digital linear tape

  • Digital linear tape is a form of magnetic tape and drive system used for computer data storage and archiving. DLT is one of several technologies developed in recent years to increase the data-transfer rates and storage capacities of computer tape drives.  1
  • A document storage medium in a cartridge. DLT tapes are often used for backup tapes.

Notes

  1. Fenwick & West LLP, FWPS eDiscovery Terminology (11/6/2005). Citing SearchStorage.com, http://searchstorage.techtarget.com/sDefinition/0,,sid5_gci759350,00.html.