Tuesday, 7 February 2012

Media Storage Of Facebook Is 100 Petabytes !!

Just a little tidbit from everyone’s favorite reading material this week, the Facebook IPO filing: the company noted that it now stores over 100 petabytes of media (photos and videos) uploaded by its 845 million users. In case “100 petabytes” didn’t blow you over, the filing further explains that’s equal to “100 quadrillion bytes.” OK, now you’re just showing off, Facebook. The number was thrown out there in the section where Facebook details its data management and personalization technologies. It’s the technical part of the...

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