One of many Olympus servers on display at the Microsoft stand at the 2019 OCP Summit in San Jose, California Yevgeniy Sverdlik
One of many Olympus servers on display at the Microsoft stand at the 2019 OCP Summit in San Jose, California

Top 5 Data Center Stories of the Week: April 6, 2019

Here are the biggest things we wrote about this week

Testing Liquid Cooling for Azure Data Centers, Microsoft Says It's Not Ready to Dive In - The company’s engineers say a mature solution is still some years away.

How Twitter Shrunk Its Hadoop Clusters and Their Energy Consumption - Rearchitecting Hadoop clusters to remove a storage bottleneck opened doors for more improvements.

SmartNICs are Complicated, So Intel Pitches NICs That are Smart Enough - Ethernet 800 Series NICs can be tweaked to adjust to workload requirements, and it doesn’t take a PhD.

Will Lack of Three-Phase Power Blunt the Telco Edge? - Edge computing architects told us telco base stations are perfect for distributed compute, but can we please borrow an extension cord?

DCK Survey: Most Data Center Pros Got a Raise Last Year - The IT industry remains bountiful for employees in the data center, with earnings growth well above the US national average. So why aren’t more job seekers jumping into this market?

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