SDSC Gets Set for Storage Explosion

The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC), which has one of the largest SANs in U.S. academia, is overhauling its hulking 28-Pbyte storage system to support some spectacular data growth:
“Sun/StorageTek tape libraries account for most of SDSC’s SAN infrastructure, containing up to 25 Pbytes of data. This is supplemented by 2.5 Pbytes of disk storage on Sun Fire 15K and 12K servers, DataDirect Networks S2A Arrays, and a 50-Tbyte AMS system from HDS.” Full Story


About Rich
FlexRex began his life as a cartoon character I created a Sun Microsystems. As the world's first "fictional blogger," he appeared in numerous parody films that made fun of the whole work-from-home thing. Somewhere along the line, the Sun IT department adopted FlexRex as their spokesman in a half-dozen security awareness films for employees. So when I left Sun recently, I started FlexRex Communications, a Marketing company in Portland, Oregon.

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