2019 in Review: Top 10 Data Center Stories of the Year

Here are the year's most popular stories on DCK, including a massively distributed storage cloud, Google's multi-cloud gambit, a clearing house for Kubernetes operators, and more.

Data Center Knowledge

December 30, 2019

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How Storj Is Building a Storage Cloud Without Owning a Single Disk - Led by Docker’s former CEO, the startup is crowdsourcing empty disk space from desktops and data centers around the world.

How Google’s Anthos Is Different from AWS and Azure Hybrid Clouds - Google takes a fundamentally different approach to the on-prem portion of hybrid cloud.

Microsoft Slaps Tax on Taking Its On-Prem Licenses to AWS, GCP - The change, together with a new discount, greases the wheels for its new dedicated host service.

Intel’s New Memory Technology Boosts Data Center Performance - Intel Optane DC Persistent Memory is a new category of product that sits between DRAM and Solid State Drives.

AWS, Google, Microsoft, Red Hat's New Registry to Act as Clearing House for Kubernetes Operators - Operators make life easier for Kubernetes users, but they're so popular that finding good ones is not easy. Operatorhub.io is an attempt to fix that.

Ampere Gears Up to Launch 7nm, 80-Core Arm Chip for Cloud Data Centers - The startup expects to see its new chips run databases and other heavy workloads in hyperscale cloud platforms.

Why Microsoft Is Betting on FPGAs for Machine Learning at the Edge - The company says multiple large customers have been trying out new edge hardware acceleration services.

The Cloud Data Center Construction Boom, in Two Charts - Data center leasing up 33 percent in 2018 around the world, most of it driven by cloud providers, according to JLL.

Capital One to Shut Down Its Last Three Data Centers Next Year - Pushing against the hybrid-cloud narrative, the bank is ‘all-in on public cloud.’

What Is Razee, and Why IBM Open Sourced It - The continuous delivery software that's been doing the heavy lifting on IBM's global Kubernetes platform is now open source.

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