Oct 25, 2023

Project Silica — Storing Data in Glass

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Data that needs to be stored long-term is growing exponentially. Existing storage technologies have a limited lifetime, and regular data migration is needed, resulting in high cost. Project Silica designs a long-term storage system specifically for the cloud, using quartz glass.

Read the blog at https://aka.ms/AA6faho.
Learn more about the project at https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/research/video/project-silic…-in-glass/

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