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Facebook to Build $1B Data Center in Virginia
The next Facebook data center is going to be built in Richmond, Virginia, in the same technology park that houses a massive QTS data center inside a former Qimonda processor plant.
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Is RDMA the Future of Data Center Storage Fabrics?
TCP has a lot of overhead, and that means the CPU spends a lot of time managing network transfers for write-intensive workloads like databases, reducing the overall performance of those workloads. That’s where RDMA (Remote Direct Memory Access) comes in.
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Inside a Switch data center
Switch Shares Up 44 Percent after Debut on NYSE
Shares of data center provider Switch (SWCH) shot up 44 percent at one point Friday morning, shortly after they started trading on the New York Stock Exchange for the first time in the year’s largest tech IPO since the debut of Snap in March.