The Future of Cold Storage

Post by Paul Rubens (thank you)

That’s despite Facebook demonstrating a prototype Blu-ray cold storage system that uses 10,000 disks to hold around a million gigabytes of data in January at the Open Compute Project summit. The company needs cold storage  to store backups of users’ videos and photos –  vast amounts of cold data that will rarely if ever need to be accessed again.

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