What is the medium usually used to backup large trees?

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Old 12-31-2012
What is the medium usually used to backup large trees?


What's asked.
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Old 12-31-2012
If you mean directory trees, tape. Not disk.
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Old 12-31-2012
Thanks. Yes, directory trees. But for a home computer like mine, which lacks tapes, what would the medium be? Perhaps optical media? Or flash memory? I mean that most commonly used by desktop computer users.
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