from the less-than-half-of-it-is-porn dept.
1sockchuck writes "More than 1.8 zettabytes of information will be created and stored in 2011, according to the fifth IDC Digital Universe study. A key challenge is managing this data deluge (typified by the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, which generates 1 petabyte of data per second)."
"If that makes any sense to you, you have a big problem."
-- C. Durance, Computer Science 234