Microsoft Research posted this video about Project Silica, a research project that was highlighted earlier this week at Ignite 2019.
Data that needs to be stored long-term is growing exponentially. Existing storage technologies have a limited lifetime, and regular data migration is needed, resulting in high cost. Project Silica designs a long-term storage system specifically for the cloud, using quartz glass.
Read the blog at https://aka.ms/AA6faho
Learn more about the project at https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/research/video/project-silica-storing-data-in-glass/