Inside A Cloud Computing Data Center

The interior of a 40-foot container inside the new Microsoft Chicago data center, packed with servers on either side of a center aisle (click to see a larger version of this image).

Many data center operators don’t let folks tour their facilities. Not to worry. Data Center Knowledge has put together virtual tours using photos and videos to bring you inside some of the world’s largest cloud computing data centers. Read More

Inside A Google Data Center

Here are some highlights from a video tour of a Google data center presented during Wednesday’s Google Data Center Efficiency Summit, which showcased the company’s use of shipping containers to store servers and storage. Read More

When Servers Explode

Why do people intentionally blow up their servers? Sometimes it’s an act borne of frustration, and sometimes it’s a marketing stunt. We review the outcomes in The Gallery of Exploding Servers. Read More