Data Center Apparatus:


July 7, 2015  3:40 PM

The best of SearchDataCenter in June

Meredith Courtemanche Meredith Courtemanche Profile: Meredith Courtemanche

The summer weather didn't slow down anyone in the cool, dark halls of the data center. Catch up on the big news and expert advice from the past month that other data center pros found valuable. The big picture:

May 29, 2015  9:19 AM

SearchDataCenter’s can’t-miss articles of May

Meredith Courtemanche Meredith Courtemanche Profile: Meredith Courtemanche

Time's tight and alerts are always rolling in, so you're bound to miss some great articles during the month. If you only have time to peruse a few good reads, here are the stories that other data center pros recommend. Most controversial topic:


April 5, 2013  11:19 AM

Go thin or go home — that’s the graphene way

Erin Watkins Erin Watkins Profile: Erin Watkins

Some analysts estimate that Moore's Law  -- the ability of manufacturers to double the number of transistors on a chip every 18 months -- will end in


February 14, 2013  12:00 AM

Valentine’s Day? How about Hug a Data Center Engineer Day?

Erin Watkins Erin Watkins Profile: Erin Watkins

We often speak cavalierly about building new data centers and all that goes into them. But unless you've actually done it -- and I haven't -- it's easy to take all the effort and talent involved for granted. Just remember, without the data center architects, your smartphone would be decidedly less...


October 31, 2012  7:30 AM

Data center fright night, part two “Total Shutdown”

Erin Watkins Erin Watkins Profile: Erin Watkins

Did you enjoy yesterday's spine-tingler? Then you'll enjoy today's terrifying tale of data center despair.

"Total shutdown: A cautionary tale"

Sander van Vugt Don managed a small data center for a school. He was so confident with the data storage on his servers, that he...


July 13, 2012  2:47 PM

How AI could change the face of data center infrastructure

Erin Watkins Erin Watkins Profile: Erin Watkins

Because speculation is fun, let's talk a little about artificial intelligence and its potential in data centers. Automation and DCIM tools have come a long way,...


April 5, 2012  7:30 AM

Futuristic data centers: Computing the origins of the universe

Erin Watkins Erin Watkins Profile: Erin Watkins

Remember CERN's data conundrum? In a nutshell, they've got 15 petabytes to deal with and have run...


April 2, 2012  11:40 AM

Round ’em up and move ’em out

Erin Watkins Erin Watkins Profile: Erin Watkins

The Uptime Institute has started a fun way to encourage companies to cut down on wasted server resources. Known as the Server Roundup, the contest features lots of cowboy imagery, a silly video and a 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


February 3, 2011  3:46 PM

A leg-up on raised floors?

Stephen Bigelow Stephen Bigelow Profile: Stephen Bigelow

Are raised floors going the way of the Dodo? It just might happen. Data center technologies are continuing to evolve, and the traditional benefits of raised floors are quickly being overshadowed by newer and more efficient cooling techniques. Sure, raised floors have been around for a long time...


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