back to article Oz Square Kilometre Array bid picks DataDirect for storage

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 …

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Anonymous Coward

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.

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Childcatcher

exabyte per day

I hope they're not planning on storing all that data...

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Coat

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.

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