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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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The Work of the Ancients

I was reading a post from someone recently where they noted that they didn’t worry to much about the architecture of the system since it wouldn’t likely last very long. The poster had a comment that many systems are replaced … Continue reading

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