One approach to a dedicated CD server is to create a standard file server running an operating system such as Microsoft Windows NT, Novell NetWare, or a Unix variant provided with one or more processors, large amounts of RAM, and multiple CD-ROM drive
That CD-ROM drive
sales have better than doubled for five straight years underscores the fact that CD-ROM is now the preferred delivery vehicle in application and operating system software as well as multimedia entertainment and reference titles.
There are at least three ways to connect a CD-ROM drive
to a PC.
Add a sound board, speaker system and CD-ROM drive
to your computer and you have entered the wonderful world of multimedia.
The booklet provides a detailed discussion of why CD-ROM drive
shoppers need to ask questions such as, "Does the drive use an SCSI or proprietary interface board?