For your weekend reading, here are the most popular stories that appeared on Data Center Knowledge this week:
Beyond Lights-Out: Future Data Centers Will Be Human-Free - A new generation of data centers will be optimized for extreme efficiency, not for human access or comfort.
Edge Computing is Exploding Because “Speed of Light Sucks” - Why next-generation applications will change data center site selection forever
Uptime Extends Data Center Tiers to Edge Computing Sites - New “Tier-ready” program certifies prefabricated modular and micro-data centers for edge deployments
Microsoft to Build Gas-Fueled Power Plant for Data Center in Ireland: Report - Forced to build temporary solution until utility upgrades grid strained by rapid data center build-out in Dublin area
Facebook and Microsoft’s High-Capacity Submarine Cable to Europe Complete - Highest-capacity cable ever to cross the Atlantic boosts international bandwidth