[TUHS] Station wagon bandwidth (was: VAXen, my children, just don't belong some places)
Greg 'groggy' Lehey
grog at lemis.com
Fri Oct 21 15:37:02 AEST 2016
On Thursday, 20 October 2016 at 18:06:12 +1100, Peter Jeremy wrote:
> On 2016-Oct-20 16:46:39 +1100, Dave Horsfall <dave at horsfall.org> wrote:
>> On Thu, 20 Oct 2016, Random832 wrote:
>>> Tapes are still bigger than disks, to my understanding. The state of the
>>> art is 185 TB according to a quick google.
>> As the old saying went, never underestimate the bandwidth of a
>> station-wagon full of mag tapes...
> Actually, I think they've been eclipsed by microSD cards. A microSD
> card weighs ~0.25g and you can fit ~6000/l, with 256GB on each. (And,
> unlike the 185TB tapes, you can actually buy 256GB cards and readers).
Clearly TUHS has its sight set back decades, not months. We discussed
exactly this topic less than 3 months ago, for example
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