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A RAID of 3.5 inch floppy drives connected to an iMac G3, how about that? ;-)

Ok, useful, this is nothing, but it is still interesting: Daniel Blade Olson had a good time and, to occupy himself, decided to mount a RAID of a series of floppy floppy drives of 3.5 inches.

Floppy RAID on an iMac G3

That's right: it revived a file storage format used at the end of the last century. The achievement allowed him to record an absurd 3.6MB of data in just 32 seconds!

To make it even more nostalgic, he used Disk Utility on Mac OS X Jaguar 10.2.4 (image below) running on an iMac G3 Blueberry to create the virtual bay. And he doesn't stop there: the next challenge is to create one with 125 floppy USB floppy drives. Can you imagine?

Floppy RAID on an iMac G3

It reminded me of my PC + dial-up user time. When Microsoft launched Internet Explorer 4.0, I ran with my father at the headquarters of our connection provider in Salvador to take advantage of the absurd direct link they had, I don't know, 512Kbps or 1Mbps for the entire network! L, we managed to download the browser quickly and went home happy with life, with it zipped and divided into 16 disks (!) Of 1,44MB. Hahahah!

(Via: EveryJoe.)