The first rewritable (erasable) DVD which now has competition in the rival DVD-RW and DVD+RW format . DVD-RAM disks are double sided and can store 4.7Gbs per side.
Digital Versatile Disc-RAM
DVD-RAM (DVD–Random Access Memory) is a disc specification presented in 1996 by the DVD Forum, which specifies rewritable DVD-RAM media and the appropriate DVD writers. DVD-RAM media have been used in computers as well as camcorders and personal video recorders since 1998. ==Design== DVD-RAM is one of three competing technologies for rewritable ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DVD-RAM
A re-writable DVD, with capacities of 2.6 GB (first generation) or 4.7 GB (second generation) per side.
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A recordable DVD format similar to DVD-RW in that it is a re-writeable format. Unlike DVD-RW it is capable of being written to and erased over 100,000 times. Backed by Hitachi, Panasonic, Toshiba, and others.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21058
A recordable format supported by the DVD Forum. It has superior recording features but it is not compatible with most DVD-ROM drives or DVD Video players. It works well when set up like a removable hard disk.Found on http://www.videohelp.com/glossary?D
DVD Random Access Memory - A rewritable DVD disc endorsed by Panasonic, Hitachi and Toshiba. It is a cartridge-based, and more recently, bare disc technology for data recording and playback. DVD-RAM bare discs are fragile and do not guarantee data integrity. The first DVD-RAM drives had a capacity of 2.6GB (single sided) or 5.2GB (double sided). D....Found on http://www.majorgeeks.com/glossary.php?id=4
DVD-RAM (DVDâ€`Random Access Memory) is a highly reliable format for storing and archiving data. The discs, unlike standard DVD media, have built-in error control and a defect management system.
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Re-writable version of DVD, Drives can also read DVD-ROM and CDs
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