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What would a memory-centric system look like?

What would a memory-centric system look like?

Data growth is increasing much faster than network bandwidth, while storage is getting cheaper and networks aren't. Which means, someday, moving to memory-centric systems. What would they look like? Here's a vision from the former director of HP Labs and the new CTO of Western Digital.

March 24, 2017 by in Storage

Inside a datacentre factory

Inside a datacentre factory

BladeRoom's datacentre factory, located just east of the Welsh border, is where the company assembles, tests and calibrates its datacentre modules, which are shipped to companies around the world

April 30, 2011 by in Data Centers

Inside Mac Tel's Intellicentre: photos

Inside Mac Tel's Intellicentre: photos

In the heart of the Sydney CBD, Macquarie Telecom houses its secure datacentre and operations monitoring facility, the Intellicentre One. Built almost a decade ago, the Intellicentre is Macquarie Telecom's flagship data operations facility, and is in the process of an infrastructure makeover.

January 27, 2011 by in Security

Vic Uni's mean green machines: photos

Vic Uni's mean green machines: photos

After Victoria University opened its datacentre in Sunshine, Victoria in 2009, it has been progressively migrating its infrastructure services over from its old, inefficient centre in Footscray to the new site, and plans to ramp up the migration over the next six months.

January 23, 2011 by in IBM

Blades break down barriers

In the traditional data center, storage, network and server experts don't tread on each other's turf. But as these tiers converge in blades servers, there's potential for a big shake-up.

April 4, 2005 in Data Centers

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