Australia's International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) has signed an agreement with DataDirect Networks to “develop the extraordinary new data storage capability” needed to cope with the Square Kilometre Array’s (SKA’s) expected exabyte-per-day output. ICRAR’s head of computing Professor Andreas Wicenec said …
It's a good thing IBM won't be involved, I'd like to see this project succeed.
a/c in case the boss is reading this.
exabyte per day
I hope they're not planning on storing all that data...
Re: exabyte per day
Actually they aren't. The idea is apparently to rely mostly on real-time evaluation, you'd store only the data used at any one time. It's simply that much.
Mine's the one with the exabyte delete button.