In the last couple of months we’ve had several threads on the okfn-discuss list about distributed storage for open data (see here and here).
Last month we started a distributed storage project, aiming to provide distributed storage infrastructure for OKF and other open knowledge projects.
After researching various technical options, we’ve launched an Open Data Grid based on Allmydata’s open-source “Tahoe” system at:
Anyone can store open data on the grid, or start running a storage node. For more details see the readme. If you’d like to comment on the service feel free to post on the okfn-discuss list!