Datacenters

08.20.15
Google gives the world a peek at its secret servers
08.20.15

Google gives the world a peek at its secret servers

Google has given everyone a rare look inside its server rooms and detailed how keeps up with the m...

By S. Dent,   08.20.15
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07.27.15
IBM wants to cool data centers with their own waste heat
07.27.15

IBM wants to cool data centers with their own waste heat

You know those little "do not eat" packs that come in shoe boxes? Well, IBM wants to use those things to improve the function of its data centers' A/C.

By A. Tarantola,   07.27.15
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05.13.15
A virtual server bug is said to be worse than Heartbleed
05.13.15

A virtual server bug is said to be worse than Heartbleed

In case you were napping, Heartbleed struck web servers' OpenSSL security last year, opening up th...

By B. Steele,   05.13.15
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03.21.13
Apple's data centers now powered by 100% renewable energy
03.21.13

Apple's data centers now powered by 100% renewable energy

Apple released the 2012 update of its environmental policy pages and notes that the company is...

By S. Sande,   03.21.13
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12.10.12
IBM manufactures light-based 'nanophotonic' chips to let the terabytes flow
12.10.12

IBM manufactures light-based 'nanophotonic' chips to let the terabytes flow

IBM's taken a large step toward computer chips that use photons instead of electrons by manufactur...

By S. Dent,   12.10.12
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10.12.12
Researchers turn to 19th century math for wireless data center breakthrough
10.12.12

Researchers turn to 19th century math for wireless data center breakthrough

Researchers from Microsoft and Cornell University want to remove the tangles of cables from data c...

By T. O'Brien,   10.12.12
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08.01.12
Facebook releases its 2011 energy usage report, details your carbon footprint
08.01.12

Facebook releases its 2011 energy usage report, details your carbon footprint

More Facebook news, but this time we're back to the numbers instead of reporting on a new feature,...

By J. Rigg,   08.01.12
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05.17.12
Apple breaks ground on second solar farm for North Carolina data center
05.17.12

Apple breaks ground on second solar farm for North Carolina data center

Last February, Apple came clean about its efforts to clean up the environment, detailing intention...

By J. Volpe,   05.17.12
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02.26.12
Facebook's Open Compute takes on data storage, designs a better home for your photos
02.26.12

Facebook's Open Compute takes on data storage, designs a better home for your photos

Facebook wasn't kidding when it said it wanted to build better backends for the digital world -- af...

By S. Buckley,   02.26.12
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