Category Archives: Data center

Cloud computing for business: a well thought-out presentation

If you’re somehow wondering how this crazy little/big thing called Cloud will change your life – and your business, anytime soon, check this Slideshare presentation by Ramkumar Lakshminarayanan. Discovering the value of the cloud for the business View more presentations … Continue reading

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IBM smashes data storage drive record: 120 petabytes, the biggest hard drive ever?

According to a white paper study from IDC there will be 1800 exabytes (EB) of digital data in 2011, up from 220 EB in 2007. Such growth places the data user under tremendous pressure to turn data into actionable insights … Continue reading

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Cray XE6: supercomputers back from the past

Thanks to a ComputerWorld link, I discovered there’s still a Cray supercomputer brand – and market too! My fault, Cray is still alive and kicking… The Cray XE6 supercomputer is designed to solve tough questions. Built upon the Cray XT … Continue reading

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New Facebook data center: energy efficiency, open design standards, room to grow

Facebook unveiled the design of its new Prineville data center outlining features the company says improve efficiency and optimize the facility for social networking. And Facebook said it will share what it’s learned about data center design in hopes of … Continue reading

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