Breakthrough Nanotechnology Will Bring 100 Terabyte 3.5-inch Digital Data Storage

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  1. DatacomGuy

    DatacomGuy is moving to Canada

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    Breakthrough Nanotechnology Will Bring 100 Terabyte 3.5-inch Digital Data Storage Disks
    :eek3::eek3: I wonder how expensive this shit will be...​
     
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    Scoob_13 Anything is possible, but the odds are astronomica

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    I'm wondering about read/write speed, durability, and issues during power outages and abrupt power loss.

    That being said, think of the porn :eek3:
     
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    DatacomGuy is moving to Canada

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    lowfat 24/Mac/SciFi/PC Crew OT Supporter

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    that is seriously something cool however @ a starting price of $1000 i dont think it will becoming very mainstream anytime soon.
     
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    Me: So anyway, I downloaded porn off the internet today.
    OT: How much porn?
    Me: ALL OF IT!!!!!
     
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    Slid. I'm a guy.

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    $1000 for 100 terabytes comes to $0.01 per gig :eek3: ...today's prices offer a gig for every $0.40-50. It would be a good solution for biiiiig servers. But - he is again ahead of his time and he'll be forgotten. :)
     
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    I don't see how this type of medium is good for biiig servers. Although the amount of storage is great, its access time and throughput have yet to be seen and given that it's a single disc, this would be a sequential device and wouldn't be ideal for most biiig high aio servers.

    This would be a great archive, maybe backup, medium, it's dirt cheap. But other than that, it's doesn't have much of a market until there's performance to back it up. Plus if it is reliable.

    $1k for a disk isn't expensive. I pay more than that for my 146GB fiber drives. Which we go through about 20 a week.
     
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    Again not saying what I mean - backup is what I meant. :wtc:
     
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    :eek2: What are these drives doing?


    And if you go through that many a week you must spend all your time rebuilding arrays.
     
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    They store data.

    They go into our HP EVA5000 storage arrays. I don't spend anytime rebuilding anything. I add them to existing disk groups and create or increase existing vraid sets.

    We have a few projects going on now that require this much space and the developers and techinical leaders can't seem to make up their mind own how much space they need. Shortly after my first post, I just got an email requesting another 3 TB. They NEED to forecast their projects more accurately. This is getting annoying.
     
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    5Gen_Prelude There might not be an "I" in the word "Team", but

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    I think he thought you were burning them out at 20 a week ;)
     
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    Scoob_13 Anything is possible, but the odds are astronomica

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    That was the impression I got :o

    On a side note, I can't wait to see the average time a SATA drive lasts in a SAN. We've got a Dell/EMC AX100 SAN coming in in a few weeks that should offer a pretty good bang for the buck.
     
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    Yeah, I did. :o
     

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