Hierarchical File Storage Management to Save Energy

The Planet Filestore project at Cardiff University claims to reduce energy use by 80% by moving rarely used data files to slower, lower energy digital storgae devices. This is not a new idea. I used such a system at the ABS several decades ago for the census data. Less frequently used data was automatically migrated to a slower, higher capacity device (I think it was a helical scan tape

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