Best of Data Center Knowledge: March 2008

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The peering dispute between Cogent and Telia was a hot issue in March, as shown in the stats for the month’s most popular stories on Data Center Knowledge. Three stories about the peering dispute made the top 10, with news about Google and Microsoft also proving popular, along with our coverage of the credit crunch and data centers. We summarize the most popular ones at the end of each month as a service to those of you who may not have had time to read each post. Here are the 10 most popular stories of March 2008, ranked by total page views:

  • Google Data Center FAQ (Mar. 27)
  • Cogent Unplugs Telia in Peering Dispute (Mar. 16)
  • 12 Million SF of New Microsoft Data Centers?(Mar.2)
  • Cogent-Telia Peering Dispute Widely Felt (Mar. 18)
  • How Much Are Bear’s Data Centers Worth? (Mar. 17)
  • Google Seeking Colocation Space (Mar. 6)
  • New York ‘Donut” Boosts NJ Data Centers (Mar. 10)
  • Crunch Time: Credit May Limit Data Center Supply (Mar. 3)
  • Outages at Paypal, Mozilla, DreamHost, MT (Mar. 23)
  • Peering Dispute Disrupts World of Warcraft (Mar. 20)

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Rich Miller is the founder and editor at large of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.