Posted By Rich Miller On January 17, 2008 @ 10:42 am In Microsoft | Comments Disabled
Microsoft’s data center in Quincy, Washington kicked off a data center building boom in central Washington, and is hailed as a key advance in the company’s move to energy efficient megascale computing. The facility’s infrastructure includes a lot of big numbers, which the company reviewed at a recent for data center architects. The Microsoft Quincy data center includes:
The first building at the Quincy site (which may ultimately include three huge data centers) took 252 man-years to build, according to Microsoft, which completed the project in 11 months  and had as many as 500 workers on site at a time. That compares to about 158 staff years for Yahoo’s Quincy data center .
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 Quincy, Washington : http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/quincy_wash-index.html
 11 months: http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/2007/Apr/16/turner_recognized_for_microsoft_project.html
 Yahoo’s Quincy data center: http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/2007/Dec/26/yahoo_330000_man-hours_to_open_quincy.html
 Rich Miller: http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/author/richm/
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