For your weekend reading, we present a recap of five noteworthy stories that appeared on Data Center Knowledge this past week.
Penn State Building $60M University Data Center - Penn State University finalized plans for a second data center at University Park campus. The projected total budget for the project is $58 million. Funding will come primarily from borrowing and Hershey Medical Center and College of Medicine reserves.
Report: Suit Claims Facebook Stole Data Center Designs - A U.K. engineering company has filed a lawsuit against Facebook, accusing the social network of using its proprietary data center designs and promoting their public use through its Open Compute Project.
Cisco Exec Leaves to Head Dell’s Data Center Tech Group - Paul Pérez, who until recently served on the leadership team for Cisco’s server products, will lead the Dell data center technologies business.
Why the Singapore Data Center Market is Booming - Now on its way to reaching a gateway status that’s on par with Hong Kong, Singapore is where international companies go to serve customers in China, and where Chinese companies go to serve customers in Europe or North America.
Couchbase Rethinks NoSQL Database Architecture - The upcoming Couchbase 4.0 changed architecture so that three very different types of database tasks can run on different sets of servers optimized to do those tasks.