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+ - The Cloud's Unspoken Hurdle->

Submitted by n7ytd
n7ytd (230708) writes "The Register has a piece today about overcoming one of the biggest challenges to migrating to cloud-based storage: how to get all that data onto the service provider's disks. With all of the enterprisey interweb solutions available, the oldest answer is still the right one: ship them your disks.
Remember: "Never underestimate the bandwidth of a station wagon full of tapes hurtling down the highway." http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sneakernet"

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The Cloud's Unspoken Hurdle

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Q: How many IBM CPU's does it take to execute a job? A: Four; three to hold it down, and one to rip its head off.

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