Whether or not you dead on Blu-ray and all other physical media, the reality is that the physical media are still used and much. Therefore, Sony and Panasonic working on Blu-ray storage of 300 GB, for example, giving more life to the physical disk for archiving large volumes of data. And Facebook has also decided on a similar solution.
The social network is preparing a system for archiving images, sounds and videos of its users, which could serve as emergency data backup. The particular detail of this initiative is that it will in 10,000 Blu-ray discs and not on hard drives or even SSDs. And the cost of doing it on physical media is less to do on hard disks or other media. Continue reading “Facebook working on a data file system based on Blu-ray”