As we enter the Exabyte Age we must ask ourselves what all this data served or serves us when getting repeatedly two men onto the moon could be done with pencils and less storage and CPU bus width than a common Volkswagen Golf has these days!!!
The Lifespan of Storage Media As each new form of data storage comes on the scene, the market is at first enamored with its compactness, convenience and hoped-for data longevity. But invariably, the reality of physical vulnerability and a limited lifespan remains. Eventually, all media fails, but Cloud backup is forever.