I am not a sysadmin and have no experience in the field and am not sure if this fits the serverfault site so I thought I'd ask about it here first.
I was wondering if there's a way to make a piece of content last for 100 years for example. This leads to questions like:
- Is there a permanent storage media (googling I found MDisk, but was wondering if there's some sort of disk drive that can last ridiculously long)
- How will the internet work then ? Will people still use TCP/IP ? If not, what are the options ? (use a long lasting device that also somehow beacons instructions or have write sort of script that keeps itself 'online'(learns new protocols ?too sci-fi?))
Think of a digital 'time-capsule'. What would you use/what do you recommend ?
I must admit this is not constructive at all and there is no easy answer, but before downvoting please:
- advise on the best way to formulate this or best place to ask this
- let me know if I need to close/delete this