Start-up Zetta is offering cloud storage services for mid-sized enterprise's primary unstructured data. It provides multi-drive, multi-node and multi-component redundancy to counteract perceptions of cloud unreliability. Chris Schin, Zetta's VP for products, says that the Zetta cloud is designed for enterprise IT needs, "not Web …
1 to 7PB
When working for BT in 1981 I asked a customer what the purring noise was. He said it was his Winchester HD. I asked how much memory it had.
He puffed out his chest & said it had 10MB.
I said, "What do you need so much memory for?"
I had just bought 32kb memory for my ZX81 & the guy in the shop had asked me the same question!
Where is the mention of Sun
What with Sun being in the news where's the ZFS?
So if I need to store 5PB indefinitely, it'll cost me HOW much per year? That's enough money to buy a whole bunch of storage of my own ... especially when spread out over 5, 10, 15 years.
No thanks. I'll continue to roll my own.