[UFO Chicago] Internet Archive's "Petabox" Large Scale Data Repository

Neil R. Ormos ormos at ripco.com
Wed Jan 25 08:09:56 PST 2006

Can't fit enough disks in that mini-tower case?
Here's the solution:


This is a large file repository being used by the
Internet Archive, designed to store 100 TB per
rack.  It's designed to operate in a shipping

Apparently, this is a commercial product.  It
looks like a very interesting high-density storage
solution, although I'd imagine that the only
way you could back it up would be by mirroring.

See you Thursday.


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