Tag Archives: archiving

The Challenge of Deleting Data

We collect a lot of data in our databases. Not as much in bytes as a lot of the video/audio/TikTok/Instagram sites, but still enough that many of us are constantly adding storage to our systems. All this data is not … Continue reading

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Long Term Storage

Data storage has always been a concern for data professionals. Early on in my career, we dealt with large ESDI, IDE, and SCSI drives, all of which would fail unexpectedly in servers. Sometimes after a few years, sometimes after a … Continue reading

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DNA for Data Storage

In all my years of working with data, there’s one think I’ve learned: it always grow. Over the years, I’ve gone from having to store data in these sizes: A few KB on cassette tapes as a middle school kid … Continue reading

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Data Overload

Data rich and information poor. I think that describes most of the companies I’ve worked for. It’s a theme in this piece from Forbes, noting that many companies use only a fraction of the data they have to make decisions. … Continue reading

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