The Sock Diary

Musings of a part-time Sweaty Sock.

Saturday, October 22, 2005

Just how much data can we store online?

...the potential Gmail storage obligation [will be] 404 million gigabytes or about 400 petabytes

PBS | I, Cringely . October 20, 2005 - Seeing Is Believing

Cringely reckons there's going to be an Energy Crisis surrounding free storage space on the net. If his figures are right (I have no reason to distrust them), a rethink may be order, or quantum computing (had to link to that one, cos of the cat. I love that example) and storage better be ready real soon now.

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1 Comments:

  • At 2:10 am, Blogger Dan B said…

    Someones been using flock!

    Good work.

    Dan

     

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