A looming crisis: Exploring a new infrastructure for the era of data

I think it’s fair to say that the face of data as we know it is changing significantly. Not only in the breadth of what we’re able to collect, store and analyse, but in the amount of information produced. It was believed in 2016 that 90% of all the data in existence had been created in the couple of years prior. We’ve come a long way from the days of recording information with pen and paper – smart devices are constantly generating data pertaining to everything from GPS coordinates to...

The missing piece of the decentralized internet? A database service

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They say that history repeats itself and in the case of the decentralized internet at the moment, that might well be the case. For while there has been rapid blockchain innovation and frenetic activity in the area of decentralized storage, a problem that earlier digital pioneers encountered seems to blocking progress once again. Even before the decentralized internet, there were two primary data storage services - file system storage for files and database storage for data...