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Flexible, Scalable Cloud Storage Now, DNA Storage Later

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Consider this: 90 percent of the world’s data was created in the past two years. As the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to evolve—bringing billions more devices and data into the digital sphere—we face a huge potential problem in data storage. Now, that problem is being solved by the cloud. Chances are, your company is already using multiple levels of …

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Can DNA Be the Next Big Thing in Data Storage?

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The world’s data is growing too quickly for our current storage mechanisms. Humans generate hundreds of millions of bytes of data every day. We overload servers that take up a large amount of physical space, power, and energy. A recent breakthrough in DNA data storage may hold the answer—in a much smaller and more durable medium than giant data centers. …