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As of 2017, eight generations of LTO Ultrium technology have been made available and two more are planned.
Between generations, there are strict compatibility rules that describe how and which drives and cartridges can be used together.
|Release date||2000||2003||2005||2007||2010||Dec. 2012||Dec. 2015||2017 (Q4)||TBA||TBA|
|Native/raw data capacity||100 GB||200 GB||400 GB||800 GB||1.5 TB||2.5 TB||6.0 TB||12 TB||26 TB||48 TB|
|Max uncompressed speed (MB/s)||20||40||80||120||140||160||300||360||708||1100|
|Time to write a full tape at max uncompressed speed(hh:mm)||1:25||1:25||1:25||1:50||3:10||5:30||5:50||8:45||10:40||12:40|
|Compression capable?||Yes, "2:1"||Yes, "2.5:1"||Planned, "2.5:1"|
|Max. number of partitions||1 (no partitioning)||2||4||Planned|