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Data Center Container Wars

It was the Battle of the Data Center Containers at the Gartner expo in Las Vegas, as the 40-foot containers from IBM, HP and SGI were all on display. Here’s a video. Read More

SynapSense CEO on Wireless Monitoring

In this video, SynapSense Corp. president and CEO Pete Van Deventer discusses the market for wireless monitoring, how it may be impacted by new carbon regulations, and SynapSense’s efforts to automate the management of data center cooling.
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Video Tour: IBM's Green Syracuse Data Center

IBM and Syracuse University have opened a new Green Data Center (GDC) designed to showcase multiple energy-saving technologies. The $12.4 million, 12,000-square-foot data center will feature on-site power generation, DC power distribution, chillers and cabinets equipped with water-cooled rear-door heat exchangers. Read More

Video Tour: IBM’s Green Syracuse Data Center

IBM and Syracuse University have opened a new Green Data Center (GDC) designed to showcase multiple energy-saving technologies. The $12.4 million, 12,000-square-foot data center will feature on-site power generation, DC power distribution, chillers and cabinets equipped with water-cooled rear-door heat exchangers. Read More

DealNews: Handling Black Friday Traffic Spikes

The motto for retail bargain-tracker site Dealnews.com says it all: “Where every day is Black Friday.” In this presentation from Velocity 09, Brian Moon of DealNews discusses strategies to manage both seasonal traffic peaks and unexpected spikes. Read More

SWAT Team 1, Servers 0

A data protection firm wanted to depict what a genuinely catastrophic data loss might look like. So they had a group of heavily-armed guys shoot the dickens out a server cabinet. Blammo, indeed. Read More

Upgrading A Supercomputer

In this video, Al Enger from Cray, Inc. walks through the upgrade process of the Kraken supercomputer at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, which holds the number three spot in the new Top 500 list of the world’s most powerful supercomputers. Read More

Red Sky: Supercomputing and Efficiency Meet

Tne Red Sky supercomputer at Sandia National Labs is in the top 10 supercomputers in the world, but is also notable for its energy efficiency, including a claimed PUE of 1.035. The system usesd rear cooling doors from Sun and Emerson that eliminate the need for server fans. Read More

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