(PetaScale Storage Archive)
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Policies and Procedures
Disk Drive Format:
Disk drive capacity, each, raw: 2 TB
Current number of drives: 300 2 TB SATA 7200 RPM
Current capacity: ~430 TB useable
~1.7 PB useable (2 TB, 1200 disk drives in 2 frames)
Tape cartridge capacity, each, native: 1.5 TB
Current number of drives: 4 LTO-5 (140 MB/sec peak each)
Current number of tape cartridges: 100 LTO-5
Current capacity, native: 150 TB native
Maximum capacity, native, as configured:
4.3 PB (LTO-5, 2889 cartridges in 3 frames)
Maximum capacity, native, maximal system:
34 PB (LTO-5, 22,689 cartridges in 18 frames)
(Note that "native" means
"not compressed by the tape library.")
Note that this tape library is used for
bulk data archiving.