Friday Funny: Data Center Bubble

T.G.I.F.F.! Thank Goodness It’s the Friday Funny! Let’s end of the work week with a little humor.

Here’s how it works: We provide the cartoon (drawn by Diane Alber, our favorite data center cartoonist) and you, our readers, submit the captions. We then choose finalists and the readers vote for their favorite funniest suggestion. The winner will receive their caption in a print signed by Diane. Please visit Diane’s website Kip and Gary for more of her data center humor. Congrats to last time’s winner “DDay,” who submitted, “Who says geeks don’t have a night life?”

Below is our “Data Center Bubble” cartoon for the Data Center Knowledge caption contest. Please submit your funniest caption. Diane writes, “A lot of the large data center players constantly develop new ways to make their data center more efficient. Some build their own servers, some create solar farms and others build data centers where no one thought they could be built. So I toyed with an idea that Kip and Gary wanted to be the first to do something innovative in the data center world so. . .they created the data center “bubble” and some of the big guys had to show up to check it out. . .”

data-center-bubbleClick to enlarge.

To see our previous cartoons, visit the Humor section on Data Center Knowledge.

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About the Author

Colleen Miller is a journalist and social media specialist. She has more than two decades of writing and editing experience, with her most recent work dedicated to the online space. Colleen covers the data center industry, including topics such as modular, cloud and storage/big data.

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  1. Will

    We can now ride our bikes around the Data Center and not worry about getting hurt when we hit the cabinets.

  2. Mike S

    We've graduated from virtualized to bubblized and reduced PUE below 1.0!!!

  3. Ben

    Our new green data center design means we don't need more power or cooling, just soap!

  4. Eric Gallant

    "The CEO is concerned about security in the cloud. So we put his servers in this bubble. Nothing gets in or out."

  5. Daniel

    It's just like the industry!

  6. We have been asked to 'Think inside the bubble."

  7. What you see here is called the Hubba Bubba package, but we also sell the Double Bubble package and the Bubblesphere packages for our large customers like yourselves.

  8. Poul Grym

    If you guys don't stop clouding the earth I'll pop the bubble!

  9. "It's not really New, but it does rhyme with Trouble!"

  10. Jim Leach

    It's the latest and greatest in antivirus programs!

  11. dday

    Its the bankers new servers, Seems everything they touch turns into a bubble

  12. dday

    Gary thinks this is great.I'll wait until the first hard drive goes bad to burst his bubble

  13. Jonathan Mann

    See if you look at the data center map this is a power pellet....

  14. Bryan

    Bubbles are COOL! Another problem solved......

  15. AJ

    Different name, same dumb concept. Please let me put all my data in your facility so your low paid techs have direct access. Please!

  16. "It's filled with Argon gas to help with heat dissipation, we're thinking about calling it AaaS"

  17. If there is a compromise to the Data Center Security.... It just floats away out of danger...

  18. Trevor S.

    You can buy everything at Costco. Because Air is for silly hippies, they fill everything with Nitrogen.

  19. Michael

    well management did make their products decisions in a bubble

  20. Lance Bradey

    Promise it will not burst

  21. You want a bike rack and a canteen in my bubble, now thats just silly. Jem