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November, 2009

  • 25 November

    New $29.5 million Fujitsu data center headed to China

    Technology company Fujitsu has announced plans to open a $29.5 million data center in the Guangdong province of China. The firm is also currently building data centers in several other locales, including Perth and Melbourne. In order to make the facility a reality, Fujitsu signed a number of cooperative agreements …

  • 20 November

    Data center outage causes major flight delays

    A system error took down the National Airspace Data Interchange Network (NADIN), a multi-billion dollar data center operated by the FAA, for several hours yesterday. The system outage made thousands of airline flight plans unavailable, meaning thousands of planes could not take off in the United States until the issue …

October, 2009

  • 22 October

    What is the best way to ship a colocated server?

    Colocation is a dedicated hosting solution growing in popularity where the customer owns the server and rents space from a data center. Colocating a server is a great way to save money, but you may not have a data center nearby. So what if you have to ship your server …

September, 2009

  • 30 September

    Meet the explosion-proof data center

    You’ve seen data centers that can survive a nuclear blast as well some of the most secure data centers in the world, but how many server rooms can survive the impact of a direct explosion? The video above shows a bomb-proof data center design in action. Dubbed LSR 18.6E, it’s …

  • 23 September

    Choosing a backup solution for your dedicated server

    Question: I am looking for a backup solution for my dedicated server. What are my options? Answer: There are three common options that dedicated server managers typically use. All of them have their benefits and drawbacks. 1. Web hosting company. Often times,the company that owns and houses your server also …

  • 18 September

    Flood ravages Vodafone data center

    This isn’t the first data center flood covered here at Internetblog, but most certainly the worst. In the video above, you can watch as several feet of water rush into Vodafone’s Istanbul data center and destroy thousands of pounds worth of server hardware and data. Immediately after the flood, Vodafone …

  • 1 September

    Sex in the data center?

    The average data center technician is called to perform a number of duties. These include troubleshooting with customers, replacing system hardware, installing Linux kernel updates, and rebooting equipment. One system admin on Yahoo Answers, however, seems to have a much different view of this job: I am a night technician …

August, 2009

  • 26 August

    Google releases data center efficiency video

    Last April, Google hosted the Efficient Data Center Summit, where bigwigs from the largest IT companies showed up to share tips for reducing resource usage, learn from one another, and share hugs and kisses. The attendees gained all sorts of useful insight on how to make their data centers greener …

  • 24 August

    Frisky.com sells for $20,000 USD, Yahoo to upgrade data center for the cloud

    Frisky for a bit of domain auction action? Then you’ll want to know that frisky.com just sold for £12,124 ($20,000 USD)– a solid price for a solid adult domain. The buyer has yet to be revealed. SatinSeduction.com also sold for $3,250. The sale of most interest to me, however, is …

  • 21 August

    The data center that powered the Olympics

    Millions of people around the globe watch the Olympics on television every two years, but few think about what goes on behind the scenes to make the event happen. Meet Digital Beijing, the mega data center built exclusively to power the 2008 Olympic Games in China. At 1.05 million square …