It’s been a big week for Prineville, Oregon, with both Apple and Facebook filing expansion plans this week, the town of about 10,000 people in central Oregon is showing signs of progress in a bid to become a data center destination. Read More
It looks like the next phase of Apple’s North Carolina data center will feature small modular data centers that can deploy compute capacity in small increments. The new design represents a major change from the first phase of Apple’s iDataCenter campus, a 500,000 square foot building that is one of the largest structures in the data center industry. Read More
It takes a lot of land to build a 20 megawatt array of solar panels. Apple has been busy clearing land in Maiden, North Carolina, where the company has announced plans for a huge field of photovoltaic solar panels to support its data center facility. A new aerial video shot… Read More
Apple has bought 150 acres of land in Prineville, Oregon, and plans to build a major data center in the rural town, which is already home to a huge Facebook data center campus town. Read More
Apple is considering whether to build a new data center adjacent to the Facebook facility in Prineville, Oregon, according to local media.
Apple is in the early stages of installing an array of solar panels on a large parcel of land it is clearing for its new data center in Maiden, North Carolina, according to documents filed with officials in Catawba County. Read More
Scott Noteboom, who in recent years has led the data center team at Yahoo, has taken a position at Apple. Noteboom now lists Apple as his employer on his LinkedIn profile, but it’s not entirely clear what his exact role will be. Read More
A new analysis by 9to5mac suggests that Apple has already spent as much as $750 million on the iDataCenter, the company’s 500,000 square foot data center in Maiden, North Carolina.. Read More
Today the technology world is remembering Apple founder Steve Jobs, who passed away last night at 56. Jobs was unique was his ability to inspire others to accomplish something insanely great, which transformed the world of technology and entertainment, and may yet do the same for the data center and the cloud. Read More
Robert X. Cringley asserts that Apple’s iDataCenter is empty, and would hold 7.2 million servers if it was full. Alas, Cringley has extrapolated a single data point into a broad conclusion about a data center, and the analysis is doomed by flawed assumptions and bad math. Read More
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