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Internet Archive Reaches 10 Petabytes Of Saved Data

There are plenty of elements found on the World Wide Web nowadays that won’t make a difference in the future, nevertheless the internet is still a robust method of obtaining information.  The Internet Archive, which is devoted to protecting a myriad of culture material electronically, has lately hit the incredible milestone of 10 petabytes of saved data.

Archive event

Now over the past week Archive reached their 10,000,000,000,000,000th byte — which is 10 petabytes, 10,000 terabytes, or ten million gigabytes. The specific byte was probably incorporated within the recent enormous 80-terabyte web crawl through the Web’s hottest websites which occurred not too long prior.

Archive is a non-profit organization that compiles “universal access to all knowledge.” It was founded in 1996 by Brewster Kahle and Archive since that moment has taken off like a forest fire. Anyone with internet access is granted full access to the 10 petabyte database consisting of websites, music, movies, and so much more.

During the celebration ceremony on Thursday, October 25th, many supporters and staff of Archive gathered to celebrate the milestone. The bizarre part of it all — a power outage forced Archive engineers to use a couple of long extension cords to gain electricity from a nearby house.

Source: Archive Blog

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