In a post last May I expressed skepticism
about the claims that the organizations on the dark side could store yottabytes of data, for example at the Utah data center
. I wasn't alone; here for example from June is Mark Burnett on the same theme
. The skeptical chorus has had some effect; the Wikipedia article
has been edited to remove this hyperbolic claim:
a data storage facility for the United States Intelligence Community
that is designed to be a primary storage resource capable of storing
data on the scale of yottabytes.
In this clip from a NOVA documentary from last January entitled "Rise of the Drones"
, Yannis Antoniades of BAE Systems discusses the Argus camera used for drone surveillance. The video claims:
Argus streams live to the ground and also stores everything, a million terabytes of video a day, ...
Below the fold, lets look at this seemingly innocuous claim.