Data size growth

I don’t have any hard numbers on this, but we have been hearing from various sources that data sets and data sizes are doubling every 6 to 9 months just in the Life Sciences market. Still looking for sources for this, but this anecdotal data suggests problems with retention, management, backup, data motion, …

2 thoughts on “Data size growth”

  1. Here is a link to a slide deck from Jon Trowbridge of Google. A little more general than the LS issue, but last year at Scifoo, he started his presentation with another slide, one that said “Moore’s law is for wimps”. The numbers you state sound about right. In fact 9 months seems very long.

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