Amazon's Jeff Barr noted this morning that its S3 online storage service reached 1 trillion objects, or files, last week, impressive growth for a service that launched in 2006.
Barr writes on the company's Amazon Web Services blog:
That's 142 objects for every person on Planet Earth or 3.3 objects for every star in our galaxy. If you could count one object per second it would take you 31,710 years to count them all.
He added that the object count has been growing by up to 3.5 billion objects in a single day, or … Read more