For your weekend reading, here are the most popular articles that appeared on Data Center Knowledge this week:
Microsoft Runs a Simulation of the Entire Azure Network to Prevent Outages - Because at hyper-scale, replicating your network just for testing is simply not an option
OVH to Disassemble Container Data Centers after Epic Outage in Europe - “This is probably the worst-case scenario that could have happened to us.”
Data Center Failover System Error Knocks Two Google Cloud Services Offline - Memcache, an App Engine service, went down for two hours, causing downtime and latency for two other services
Half a Million Square Feet of Amazon Data Center Space Under Construction in Virginia - Developer COPT hopes to build 2 million square feet more in the region, also for AWS
IBM Cloud Hands German Users Control of Their Data - To protect itself and EU-based clients, Big Blue modifies a play from Microsoft's playbook.