Best of Data Center Knowledge, May 2008

The growth of Microsoft’s data centers was a hot topic in May, as shown in the stats for the month’s most popular stories on Data Center Knowledge. Three stories about Microsoft’s expansion and two stories about the new Switch Communications SuperNAP in Las Vegas made the top 10. We summarize the most popular stories at the end of each month as a service to readers who may have missed some of our 125 news items last month. Here are the 10 most popular stories of May 2008, ranked by total page views:

  • Microsoft: 300,000 Servers in Container Farm (May 7)
  • Big Web Host: Please Use Gmail for Email (May 27)
  • Few Data Centers Sharing Info With EPA(May 21)
  • 3D Look at Microsoft’s Container Data Center (May 1)
  • 1,500 Watts A Square Foot? A Look at TSCIF (May 27)
  • The Vegas SuperNAP: A Data Center Revolution? (May 28)
  • A Look at Microsoft’s Data Center Construction (May 23)
  • The Economist on the Data Center Boom (May 23)
  • The Most Affordable Data Center Markets, 2008 (May 12)
  • Report: HP to Buy BT Data Centers for $2.9B (May 12)

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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.