Author Archives: Rich Miller

About Rich Miller

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.

Bitcoin Mining Arms Race Boosting Interest in Liquid Cooling

These racks are filled with high-density servers immersed in cooling fluid. The installation in Hong Kong was created by Applied Control using 3M's Novec fluid. (Photo: Applied Control)

There’s a computing arms race going on in the world of bitcoin mining. Interest in the digital crypto-currency is driving the development of specialized hardware using FPGAs and ASIC chips, which are selling out almost as fast as they can be built. This is also prompting the creation of high-density data center designs, which in turn is boosting interest in liquid cooling solutions Read More

Video: A Closer Look at Audit Buddy

At the recent Data Center World Fall 2013 conference in Orlando, we had a chance to visit with Indra Purkayastha, CEO and Founder of Purkay Labs, who provided a video overview of their environmental monitoring tool called Audit Buddy. Read More

Netflix Signs on With AMS-IX in New York

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Streaming video juggernaut Netflix will be the first customer for AMS-IX New York, making it the first major Internet player to ink a deal with an Internet Exchange created through the Open-IX initiative in the U.S. Read More