November 05, 2003

The Future of Storage


I came accross this article from eWeek.

The IBM Almaden Research Center has been working on a prototype storage system called Collective Intelligent Brick (CIB), formerly known as IceCube. It comprises a series of stand-alone cube-shapped storage servers. The cubes, or bricks, can be connected to one another by stacking them atop one another or attaching them side by side without cable to form a large Rubik's Cube-like storage system.

"Bricks connect to one another via capacitive coupling, a technology that uses a thin layer of electrical material on the face connecting plate instead of a cable..."

Posted by rvn at November 5, 2003 12:35 PM
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