Saturday, September 08, 2012
News from the Archive 0004: Petabytes, Recap, and Ramadan (Internet Archive)
News from the Archive 0004: Petabytes, Recap, and Ramadan - No. 4, 5 September 2012 - "Did you wonder where the Internet Archive stores millions of books, movies, recordings, and 150 billion web pages? Not in some conceptual cloud, but on our custom-designed Petabox servers, that's where. This week, we're installing another petabyte of storage; that's a thousand terabytes or a million gigabytes. Each Petabox is comprised of ten racks; each rack holds thirty-eight three-terabyte hard drives, two of which are used for the operating systems with the remainder used for data...."