"Our memories define our past and enable the accumulation
of capability that drives our technological civilization.
The major business of our age is to pass accumulated
experiences, beliefs, and observations to future generations.
Data storage is how we will pass on this legacy. The
future is storage-centric, stored data is the heart
of a modern network."
Some Storage Trends:
in "cloud storage" is playing an increasing role in
enabling collaborative workflows.
10 years we may see digital movie projects generating
close to an
exabyte of raw content.
99 Exabytes of digital storage will be used for digital
archiving and content conversion and preservation by
2015 personal content will greatly exceed commercial
content and sharing of this content will multiple
enormously total storage requirements
Digital storage demand is
extremely elastic, it cannot be saturated and is
bounded only by budget and management capacity.
Take part in a brief survey on "how
many IOPS are enough"
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