Yes, as in 500,000TB, or half an exabyte. And it is a small company - not the NSA or Amazon - building it. Big data is closer, smaller and cheaper than you imagine.
Storage is what makes a computer your computer. Robin Harris writes about storage and other tech with a focus on the SOHO/SMB market. And fun stuff, too, like PS3 supercomputers and Google's technology.
Robin Harris has been a computer buff for over 35 years and selling and marketing data storage for over 30 years in companies large and small.
Ricardo Bilton writes for ZDNet's The ToyBox.
In 1977 I decided to buy a computer. Microsoft and Apple were newly founded, the IBM PC was years away and there were no killer apps. It took over a year, but I had to have one and it changed my life.
Macs have had a love/hate thing with storage from the start. Here are the highs and lows of 30 years of Mac storage.
TweakTown's tacit defense of industry silence on drive reliability - and against the Backblaze report - fails on multiple levels. Here's why.
Finally, someone with enough volume to test significant numbers of drives comes clean. There are drives to buy and drives to avoid.
What would you do with 12TB of server main memory? IBM will let you find out with their new eXFlash DIMM.
Seagate introduced a FAST RAID0 drive at CES. Is it for you?
Combining data storage and power storage is a micro trend at CES. Both Imation and Mophie are showing – but not yet shipping – data/power devices.
At CES this week 4k video is everywhere, not unlike 3-D video two years ago. But 4K is different: supply creates its own demand. The implications for storage are enormous.
A hybrid audio-optical microphone at CES promises to revolutionize noise rejection. Here's the idea.