Digital Storage Architecture - Media Format

Antonio Carlini a.carlini at
Sun Sep 25 14:40:36 CDT 2016

On 25/09/16 13:30, Rob Jarratt wrote:
> The VMS documentation mentions specification for the Digital Storage
> Architecture that cover media formats. I have looked at the DSA folder on
> bitsavers and cannot see any document that covers media formats. Is this
> documentation available anywhere?

I do have a book, "Digital Large Systems Mass Storage Handbook" by Paul 
This provides an overview of DSA and MSCP, but no more than an overview.


Antonio Carlini
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