Can the Internet Run Out of Space?

Can the Internet Run Out of Space?

The world is increasingly dependent on technology to function. Laptops, cell phones, and the growing IoT make our everyday lives easier. But whenever we send a text, share a tweet, or search Google, we’re creating massive amounts of data. Data is what makes the world go round—without it, entire industries could cease to function. While…

Hot Storage vs Cold Data Storage

Hot Storage vs Cold Data Storage

What’s the difference? Hot and Cold Data Storage “Hot storage” and “cold storage” are common data management terms, however, their exact definitions can often be ambiguous. There’s no hard and fast definition for each term. And while companies use the terms differently, the general meaning tends to stay the same. What is hot storage? Hot…

Data Created Every Minute

Data Created Every Minute

How much data does the world create every minute? Data usage and creation are on the rise. When trying to understand just how much data exists in the world, the numbers quickly become unhelpfully large. This is because data creation is growing exponentially. 90% of the world’s data was created in the last two years…