The Transaction Processing Performance Council (TPC) is expanding its benchmarks to include power consumption, providing a way for data center managers to compare price, performance and energy efficiency.
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.
Wordpress.com provides a look at its new Chicago data center, which hosts many of the service's 5.5 million blogs.