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### Calculating size of User and Cache storage

user storage:-
it can be solved using same scenario as mentioned in first article .

https://tech.nazarmubeenworks.com/2019/08/basics-of-system-design-chapter-0.html

Suppose there are 12 Million of users are adding every year meaning 1 Million per month.
So if we consider 5 year there will be around 60 million of users. Now in terms of data we can look to our DB table and get information about it. A user will be generally having name , id , address , some forien keys .
Lets assume 10 columns with each column on an average storing 4 byte of data.
10*4 = 40 bytes of data for one user.
60 * 10^6 * 40 = 2400 * 10^6 = 2.4 * 10^9 = 2.4 GB of data we need to store only user values.
Also while calculating storage for the user there is also one important point we need to remember is of ids. If we are going to have 60 Million of users which means 60*10^6 users so unique id’s will be
as we know below figures are almost equal
2^10=10^3 then 60*(10^3)^2 = 2^20 *2^6
which means we almost need 26 …