Will you manage in the exabyte era?

Discussion in 'News' started by FSOwner, July 18, 2008.

  1. FSOwner

    FSOwner FS Owner

    Angus Kidman: Mammoth growth in storage volumes is a fact of life, but even so it's helpful to pause occasionally and try and work out whether our information strategies have fallen hopelessly out of step with the pace of technological growth and changes in costs.

    I was reminded of this during the week while hanging out at the Hitachi Data System SAN Technology Centre in Odawara and talking to Hubert Yoshida, HDS' chief technology officer. Yoshida predicts that storage volumes are about to cross an important threshold.

    "We expect that within the next three to five years we will have a customer with an exabyte of data," Yoshida said. "Today we have customers with close to 100 petabytes."

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  2. That's a shit load of information..
    For all those who don't know how much info check this out...

    Code:
    Megabyte = 1/1152921504606846976 yottabyte   
    = 1/1125899906842624 zettabyte
    = 1/1099511627776 exabyte
    = 1/1073741824 petabyte
    = 1/1048576 terabyte
    = 1/1024 gigabyte
    = 1 megabyte
    = 8 Megabits
    = 1024 kilobytes
    = 8192 Kilobits
    = 1048576 bytes
    = 2097152 nibbles
    = 8388608 bits
    
    gigabyte = 1/1125899906842624 yottabyte
    = 1/1099511627776 zettabyte
    = 1/1073741824 exabyte
    = 1/1048576 petabyte
    = 1/1024 terabyte
    = 1 gigabyte
    = 1024 megabytes
    = 8192 Megabits
    = 1048576 kilobytes
    = 8388608 Kilobits
    = 1073741824 bytes
    = 2147483648 nibbles
    = 8589934592 bits
    
    terabyte = 1/1099511627776 yottabyte
    = 1/1073741824 zettabyte
    = 1/1048576 exabyte
    = 1/1024 petabyte
    = 1 terabyte
    = 1024 gigabytes
    = 1048576 megabytes
    = 8388608 Megabits
    = 1073741824 kilobytes
    = 8589934592 Kilobits
    = 1099511627776 bytes
    = 2199023255552 nibbles
    = 8796093022208 bits
    
    petabyte = 1/1073741824 yottabyte
    = 1/1048576 zettabyte
    = 1/1024 exabyte
    = 1 petabyte
    = 1024 terabytes
    = 1048576 gigabytes
    = 1073741824 megabytes
    = 8589934592 Megabits
    = 1099511627776 kilobytes
    = 8796093022208 Kilobits
    = 1125899906842624 bytes
    = 2251799813685248 nibbles
    = 9007199254740992 bits
    
    [B]Exabyte = 1/1048576 yottabyte
    = 1/1024 zettabyte
    = 1 exabyte
    = 1024 petabytes
    = 1048576 terabytes
    = 1073741824 gigabytes
    = 1099511627776 megabytes
    = 8796093022208 Megabits
    = 1125899906842624 kilobytes
    = 9007199254740992 Kilobits
    = 1152921504606846976 bytes
    = 2305843009213693952 nibbles
    = 9223372036854775808 bits[/B]
    
    Zettabyte = 1/1024 yottabyte
    = 1 zettabyte
    = 1024 exabytes
    = 1048576 petabytes
    = 1073741824 terabytes
    = 1099511627776 gigabytes
    = 1125899906842624 megabytes
    = 9007199254740992 Megabits
    = 1152921504606846976 kilobytes
    = 9223372036854775808 Kilobits
    = 1180591620717411303424 bytes
    = 2361183241434822606848 nibbles
    = 9444732965739290427392 bits
    
    yottabyte = 1 yottabyte
    = 1024 zettabytes
    = 1048576 exabytes
    = 1073741824 petabytes
    = 1099511627776 terabytes
    = 1125899906842624 gigabytes
    = 1152921504606846976 megabytes
    = 9223372036854775808 Megabits
    = 1180591620717411303424 kilobytes
    = 9444732965739290427392 Kilobits
    = 1208925819614629174706176 bytes
    = 2417851639229258349412352 nibbles
    = 9671406556917033397649408 bits
     

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