Category Archives: Server

Google inside: where the Internet lives

Imagine you’re using Google, searching as usual. Now imagine you’d like to know what behind the curtain, what are the inner secrets of Big-G. Imagine you could see inside a server-farm, take a peek at the some of the best … 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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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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