[Cryptography] [FORGED] Cubbit

Nemo nemo at self-evident.org
Sat Jun 6 13:34:30 EDT 2020

Jerry Leichter <leichter at lrw.com> writes:

> The description Cubbit provides says that they distribute 36 copies in
> a Reed-Solomon code that allows recovery from any 24 copies.  But one
> way or another ... 36 copies requires that, somewhere, there be 35
> times the space of the original copy to provide the redundancy.

We have a RAID6 at work that uses 12 1TB drives. It provides a full 10TB
of usable storage, and any two of those 12 drives can fail without
causing us any data loss whatsoever.

How does this fit with your analysis?

 - Nemo

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