Tag: storage

  • 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 […]

  • The future of storage?

    The SD Card Association has unveiled a 2 Terabyte capacity microSD  card spec (SDXC) [InformationWeek article]. The specification uses the exFAT file system (FAT64).  Recently, SanDisk trumpeted drastic improvement in flash write speed.  Granted, the drastic speed boost will come to market long before the SDXC spec is maxed out. Imagine the applications for carrying […]