Top 10 Data Center Stories, November 2013


In November, lots of data center stories drew our readers’ interest. The top items included: the possibility of turning former Sears auto service centers into mission critical space, the automation at Facebook that allows a sys admin to manage at least 20K servers, and more. Enjoy! Read More

Top 5 Data Center Stories, Week of Nov. 16

The Week in Review: Rack-mount tanks provide new take on immersion cooling, Sears eyes Auto Centers as server farms, Facebook procures a wind farm in Iowa, Open Compute switches move closer, and Microsoft plans self-powered racks using fuel cells. Read More

Industry Perspectives: Green House Data Chronicles Design, Build


Just what are the steps to building a data center from a green field and who’s involved? We recently ran a series of Industry Perspectives columns about the process of planning and building a data center by Shawn Mills of Greenhouse Data. We bring them together for your enjoyment, and to follow the process from start to ground-breaking. Read More

Top Ten Data Center Stories, Month of October

The structure on a ship off of Treasure Island. (Photo: Jordan Novet)

October has been a busy month here at DCK, with coverage of the Google mystery barges, Facebook’s cold storage system and how DropBox stores “your stuff.” Read the top ten most popular stories published by Data Center Knowledge this month. Read More

Top 5 Data Center Stories, Week of October 5th

Kyoto Cooling, now owned by Cloudsite Development, was on the exhibit floor with its heat wheel – also known as a rotary heat exchanger. It is a refinement of existing approaches that take advantage of outside air to improve cooling efficiency and reduce data center power bills. (Photo by Colleen Miller.)

The Week in Review: How resilient is the U.S. power grid? Plus a look at SoftLayer’s importance to IBM’s cloud ambitions, Intel on cloudifying you enterprise data center, Uptime Tier funny business, and how a Digital Realty JV could bring more buyers into the data center market. Read More

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