The amount of data stored on the Internet today has reached astronomical numbers. From Bytes to Petabytes to Exabytes – online data storage continues to rocket. What’s really in a byte? It’s hard to imagine what a terabyte of storage really equates to. If you took the average number of bytes per Flickr photo and […]
Efficient and carefully calculated management is an essential part of the datacenter. With so much sensitive digital information to manage and the various access points and parties involved, datacenters are locked down to every application and piece of equipment they house. Multiple back-up plans and machines ensure the safety of mission critical data. Here is […]
To store a gigabyte’s worth of data just 20 years ago required a 500-pound machine the size of a refrigerator. Today, we carry gigabytes of data around in our pockets in our smart phones, mp3 players, and laptops.