Born in Greece, Dimitrios Lignos obtained his engineering degree in the US, and joined the computer storage industry with NCR. At DEC, he developed the Massbus, a device independent bus, then several breakthrough storage products including the DEC RL01/02, the first fully embedded servo disk drive, and the DLT tape system. Later he developed holographic storage technology for InPhase.
Hendrie, Gardner, Camera person
Lignos, Demetrios, Interviewee
Saviers, Grant, Interviewer
Computer History Museum
Place of Publication
Massbus; DLT; InPhase; holographic storage; Maxtor; Hertrich, Fred