For your weekend reading, we present a recap of five noteworthy stories that appeared on Data Center Knowledge this past week.
Bloomberg Data Centers: Where the “Go”s Go - How Hurricane Sandy spurred construction of a new data center at Bloomberg and creation of a more resilient infrastructure.
Amazon's MySQL Alternative Aurora Now Generally Available - It has a MySQL interface but was built from the ground up and optimized for cloud infrastructure.
Startup Nautilus Building Floating Data Center in California - Take all the mechanical and electrical infrastructure necessary to support 8 MW of critical load, add the IT load itself, and put everything on a floating barge. What could go wrong?
Report Pegs Singapore Data Center Market Size at $1B - As companies from elsewhere look to expand to Asian markets, while Asian companies expand globally, Singapore, like Hong Kong, has emerged as a data center and network gateway between key Asian markets and the rest of the world.
Brocade CEO: Specialized Data Center Network Gear on Its Way Out - Software-defined networking and network function virtualization, in combination with constant advances in capabilities of the x86 server architecture, are changing everything about data center networking technology and economics.