Every day, all around the globe - concrete is poured, data centers are built, and servers are unloaded, racked, and networked into an ever growing mesh of compute and storage services. It is truly where the physical meets the digital, and the moat for the public cloud vendors is deep and growing.
The IDC Estimates that by 2025 [https://www.seagate.com/files/www-content/our-story/trends/files/idc-seagate-dataage-whitepaper.pdf] , world data volume creation will reach 175 Zettabytes. As they allude to in their report - if you could store all of that data on DVD’s - that stack of DVD’s
It has been a rough start to 2022 so far for Amazon and many of the other major tech stocks. After a whopping 73% gain in 2020, Amazon was relatively flat in 2021 while the S&P saw a 27% gain during the same period. What lies ahead for Amazon this year (2022)?
“I’m in love with this slide. We update it but it doesn’t matter”. The numbers in this slide from Amazon Web Services (AWS) VP and Distinguished engineer James Hamilton at the AWS re:Invent conference in 2016 are astonishing. > In 2015, Amazon Web Services (AWS) added enough server