Author Archives: Colleen Miller

About Colleen Miller

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.

Green Grid and New Measures of Sustainability

This video gives an overview of new sustainability metrics in addition to Power Usage Effectiveness or PUE. The new sustainability measures for datacenters include Energy Reuse Effectiveness (ERE), Water Usage Efficiency (WUE), and Carbon Usage Effectiveness (CUE). Read More

Amazon’s John Rauser: What is a Data Scientist?

John Rauser, a principal engineer at Amazon, discusses careers in big data at the O’Reilly Strata Conference. Rauser shares the story of the world’s first data scientist and then his own 18-year career journey from software engineering to data scientist. Read More

Teradata: Simplifying Big Analytics for Business

This video from the O’Reilly Strata Conference in September in New York City describes Teradata’s approach to simplifying and deploying big data analytics for business users. Their aim is to help business users employ the data analysis to address real business problems, says Randy Lea, VP at Teradata. Read More

Roundup: Expedient, IO, Windstream

Expedient completes one data center expansion and begins another, IO announces modular data center deal with Nerds in the City, Windstream Hosted Solutions launches updated cloud hosting platform. Read More