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Video: Inside Google’s Newest Data Center

Google is preparing to open its newest data center, a large facility in a former paper mill in Hamina, Finland. The facility uses the sea to replace the chiller in its cooling system.Here’s a video overview from the Google European Data Center Summit. Read More

Google: No ‘Secret Sauce’ in Recipe for Efficiency

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Google’s PUE ratings keep getting better, with one of its data centers hitting 1.09 in the 1st quarter. Google’s Chris Malone says PUEs of 1.5 to 1.6 can now be achieved by data center operators using off-the-shelf equipment. “There’sno magic or secret sauce to get to these levels,” said Malone. Read More

Video: Google’s Data Center Security

A look at the inside of a Google data center in South Carolina, showing storage container modules.

Google today released a video showcasing the security and data protection practices in its data centers, which includes some interesting footage from the company’s data center in South Carolina – and a brief glimpse of the data center and tape libraries. Read More

OpenFlow: The Future of Google’s Network?

The OpenFlow networking standard is feeling the embrace of the world’s largest network operators. And perhaps none moreso than Google, which sees great potential for the open networking standard to solve sticky problems in its sophisticated data center infrastructure. Read More

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