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Source: Garry P. Zacheiss ’00, Information Services & Technology

The Athena disk quota is set to increase by 50 percent from 1 gigabyte to 1.5 gigabytes on Feb. 5, 2008. After the increase takes effect next Tuesday, the quota will be 1,250 times its size 19 years ago.

Date quota took effect

Quota size

Sept. 1, 1989

1.2 MB

July 1, 1992

2.2 MB

Aug. 20, 1993

5 MB

Aug. 4, 1994

10 MB

April 4, 1996

12.5 MB

Aug. 15, 1997

15 MB

Nov. 17, 1998

20 MB

Aug. 15, 1999

30 MB

March 17, 2000

50 MB

Aug. 15, 2001

100 MB

Aug. 15, 2002

200 MB

July 27, 2003

500 MB

July 30, 2004

1 GB

Feb. 5, 2008

1.5 GB