No, AWS didn't break again today. But reliability just doesn't seem to matter.
Five Nines: The Next Gen Datacenter
David Chernicoff looks at technologies that impact data center users and operators, including server consolidation and virtualization, green IT, and the latest hardware advances.
With more than 20 years of published writings about technology, as well as industry stints as everything from a database developer to CTO, David Chernicoff has earned the term "veteran" in the technology world. Currently the principal of an independent consulting business and an active freelance writer, David has most recently been a Senior Contributing Editor for Windows IT Pro magazine, having also been the Lab Director for Windows NT Magazine, Technical Director of PC Week Labs, the author or co-author of a number of books on different versions of Windows, a plethora of eBooks on various technology topics, and of approximately 3000 magazine articles in print and on the web.
Indianapolis gets a 4 MW solar power plant dedicated to a datacenter
The Arizona Public Services electricity utility takes a look at IO datacenters.
Schneider grows their DCIM reach
Yahoo Japan's pre-fab datacenters report a PUE of only 1.04
The new Navaho Nation datacenter will help build community
Maybe there is more to disaster recovery / business continuity planning than is obvious at first glance
Really still seems like an awful lots of guessing is going on.
So what's your plan for disaster recovery and business continuity?
It looks like the state will subsidizing the NSA datacenter power bill
Apparently, some people have missed the memo.
In a reasoned approach to the Federal mandate, the FBI looks to build more effective datacenters, not just reduce their numbers
Adding fire prevention to energy savings helps mitigate the CAPEX of fuel cell technology
The GPA focuses on solving the problem
If you're putting lots of eggs in one basket it's important to have a plan if the basket gets dropped