Peter DeSantis, AWS VP of global infrastructure, speaking at AWS re:Invent 2018 in Las Vegas Amazon Web Services
Peter DeSantis, AWS VP of global infrastructure, speaking at AWS re:Invent 2018 in Las Vegas

Top 5 Data Center Stories of the Week: November 30, 2018

For your weekend reading, here are the most popular articles that appeared on DCK this week

HPE to Buy Big Data Infrastructure Startup BlueData - HPE’s goal is to create a turnkey big data solution customers can use in their own data centers, in the cloud, or in hybrid scenarios.

Lessons From This Year's Data Center Outages: Focus On the Fundamentals - Most downtime incidents in the past year resulted from known causes and were preventable via robust design and processes.

Building Out the Edge - Why and how Lance Crosby’s StackPath is building its global edge computing platform.

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AWS's Arm-based Graviton processor, built by Annapurna Labs (Source: AWS VP and distinguished engineer James Hamilton's Perspectives blog)

AWS Launches Cloud Instances Powered by Custom Arm Chips - Becomes the first cloud giant to sell Arm servers as a service, although not the first cloud provider to do so.

AWS Says It’s Never Seen a Whole Data Center Go Down - It’s had plenty of devastating outages, but reportedly never as a result of losing an entire building.

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