Archive for July, 2009

Two Trillion Bytes

Saturday, July 25th, 2009

Earlier this week I plugged in two new hard drives to my desktop computer. When configured as a RAID array, they appear as a single volume, with 2,000,275,460,096 bytes of free space: That’s 1.8 Terabytes, unless you work in a marketing department, then it’s “2 Terabytes” with a disclaimer that you’re using a different definition. [...]