Here are the most popular stories that appeared on Data Center Knowledge this November:
Google and Cisco Signed the Papers, and Now Starts the Heavy Lifting - What to look out for when the latest marriage in the land of hybrid cloud starts bearing fruit.
OVH to Disassemble Container Data Centers after Epic Outage in Europe - “This is probably the worst-case scenario that could have happened to us.”
Why HPE No Longer Wants to Sell Cheap Servers to Cloud Giants - Company decides commodity gear is not a business it wants to be in, doubles down on higher-margin products
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
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
Google Says It's Cut Cloud SDN Andromeda's Latency by 40 Percent - Andromeda 2.1 release also improves VM-to-VM throughput by 47 percent
Why AMD Thinks Its New Data Center Play Will Be Good for Intel - Critical Thinking: The chipmaker has a tiny share of the data center market but has ambitious plans for growth that also includes working with data center infrastructure management suppliers.
If Software is Eating the Data Center, Power is Its Next Meal - Critical Thinking: The ability to virtualize distribution, storage, and use of power in the data center may finally be gaining traction, but there are still hurdles to overcome.
VMware's Acquisition of SD-WAN Startup VeloCloud Another Stab at Cisco - Plans include integrating SD-WAN tech for network edges with NSX