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Enterprise Storage Forum: Storing the Earth, One Satellite Image at a Time

May 07, 2006, 09:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"As DigitalGlobe's IT director, Luc Trudel, explains, 'Storage plays a critical role in DigitalGlobe's production line and asset management. As all of our imagery products are digital in nature, we need high-performance disk storage for processing raw imagery into finished products as well as cost-efficient tapes for long-term storage of raw and processed imagery.'

"In addition to wanting a system that had the ability to store potentially hundreds of terabytes of media rich data, DigitalGlobe needed a solution that could work within its 'highly heterogeneous' computing infrastructure, which includes Linux (SUSE and Red Hat), Solaris, IRIX and Windows operating systems..."

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