The challenges of storing video

August 2008
Broadcast Engineering;Aug2008, Vol. 50 Issue 8, p76
Trade Publication
The article focuses on challenges faced in storing videos. Social networking, auctions, video distribution, application hosting and photo sharing all consume more storage than older transactional type applications. These new applications often have different input-output profiles, when compared to transactional applications. Due to the large amounts of storage required by video, the cost per terabyte needs to be far lower than traditional storage devices.


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