Tag: hard drives

  • Coding Horror: The Economics of Bandwidth

    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. Update: I just realized […]

  • 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 1994, the cost was under $1 per MB. By […]