Top Five Data Center Stories: Week of March 10

Here are the top stories that appeared on Data Center Knowledge this week.

Data Center Knowledge

March 11, 2017

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Top Five Data Center Stories: Week of March 10
A sign with Linux penguins is seen in front of the Oracle headquarters Redwood Shores, California, in 2007. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Here are the top stories that appeared on Data Center Knowledge this week:

How Linux Conquered the Data Center - Some of the people who worked to create the original Linux operating system kernel remember this time with almost crystal clarity, as though a bright flashbulb indelibly etched its image on the canvasses of their minds.

Switch Launches Its Pyramid-Shaped Data Center in Michigan - Slick and bold data center design has been a staple of the Switch brand, and the facility outside of Grand Rapids is no different.

N. Virginia Landgrab Continues: Next Amazon Data Center Campus? - Corporate Office Property Trust, a publicly traded REIT that’s built a lot of shell buildings for Amazon data centers in the region, appears to be in the process of entitling land for another data center campus. Northern Virginia is home to the largest cluster of Amazon Web Services data centers.

Cisco Pushes Unique Hyperconverged Infrastructure File System - Cisco on Tuesday announced it is coupling a stand-alone distributed file system with its own 40Gbps network fabric, for HyperFlex 2.0.

How to Survive a Cloud Meltdown - One of the biggest questions following Amazon’s cloud outage last week was whether you can use the world’s biggest cloud provider and still avoid downtime when the provider has a major outage – a common if infrequent occurrence. If you can, how to do it? And if there is a way to do it, why isn’t everybody doing it?

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