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Router Ripples Cited in GMail Outage

Today’s Gmail outage resulted from underestimating the load that routine maintenance on “a small fraction” of Gmail servers would place on the routers supporting the application, Google said. Read More

Google’s Chiller-less Data Center

The Google data center in Belgium, which features no chillers and routes traffic to other facilities during hot spells. (Photo from Google)

Google has begun operating data center in Belgium that has no chillers to support its cooling systems, which will improve energy efficiency but make local weather forecasting a factor in its network management.
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Google's Chiller-less Data Center

Google has begun operating data center in Belgium that has no chillers to support its cooling systems, which will improve energy efficiency but make local weather forecasting a factor in its network management. Read More

Google Launches Chrome Operating System

Google confirmed late Tuesday that it is launching a PC operating system based on its Chrome web browser. Google Chrome OS is an open source, lightweight operating system that will initially be targeted at netbooks. Read More

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