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Drum memory or magnetic data storage was the early form of computer memory widely used in the 1950s and into the 1960s.
For many machines, a drum memory formed the main working memory of the machine.

Pics from visit to the Computer Museum, Mountain View, CA. - Visible Storage display items.


For much more about Data Storage, see the brilliant The Evolution of Data Storage webpage.