Apr 02 2012

1,000,000,000,000,000,000 bytes of astronomical data per day

Thunderbolt SSD RAIDs, anyone?

…the SKA represents a new step in terms of data management and the complexities of project coordination.  The instrument will generate an exabyte of data every day – that would be 1,000,000,000,000,000,000 bytes – more than twice the information sent around the internet on a daily basis and 100 times more information than the LHC produces.

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