Coding Horror: The Economics of Bandwidth.
Interesting what the price of bandwidth is compared to hard drive pricing. I’m mostly interested in this from a backup perspective, and sending data to an offset backup via 2-500GB hard drives would figure to be cheaper than sending data to an Amazon-hosted backup solution.
I just realized this is from 2007. I don’t think the bandwidth costs have changed dramatically, but the hard drive price prices are very different.
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Kryder’s law and hard drive pricing….
Hard Disk Historical Pricing (found from Kryder’s Law – A rule of thumb for hard drive growth).
It’s amazing that in March of 1986, $48/MB was the sweet spot for a hard drive.
By other milestones in my life:
By the time I started college in…