Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai shows a photo of a liquid-cooled TPU 3.0 pod inside a Google data center at I/O 2018 Google I/O 2018 live stream
Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai shows a photo of a liquid-cooled TPU 3.0 pod inside a Google data center at I/O 2018

Top Five Data Center Stories of the Week: August 17, 2018

For your weekend reading, here are the most popular stories that appeared on Data Center Knowledge this week.

What’s All This About Liquid Cooling in Data Centers? - The rise of machine learning has put some wind behind liquid cooling in data centers. We decided to spend July taking a closer look at the trend and answering some big questions surrounding it. Here's everything that we've learned.

Switch Results Disappoint Wall Street Again, Stock Craters - Analysts covering the company appear to be losing patience with the C-suite’s narrative, which had promised growth much sooner than management is now expecting

Microsoft to Open-Source Its Secret Weapon Against Cloud Network Outages - Microsoft researchers said they’re planning to open-source Open Network Emulator, the system that simulates the entire network that powers the company’s hyperscale cloud platform. The company has been using it for about a year to test changes made to the network before they’re deployed in production.

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Rendering of QTS's latest data center in Ashburn, Virginia

QTS Delivers Hyperscale Data Center to Non-Hyperscale Client in Ashburn - QTS has launched a new data center in Ashburn, Northern Virginia, with a financial services firm as the anchor tenant. The wholesale lease is for about 2MW, a type of deal seen more frequently with hyperscale cloud platforms.

Step Inside Apple’s Data Center in Arizona, Courtesy of The Arizona Republic - Its Spaceship HQ may be cool, but this is one of the tech giant’s more business-critical facilities

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