Google joins Facebook's effort to reinvent the data center
And Microsoft is making its own big contribution.
Google wants hard drives designed to store your cloud data
It thinks disk-based storage is long overdue for a makeover.
Microsoft wants to put data centers at the bottom of the sea
The first prototype, Leona Philpot, was trialled in the Pacific Ocean.
Amazon is selling its own processors now, too
Subsidiary Annapurna Labs has started selling chips for routers, storage devices and internet of things things.
Google's turning an old semiconductor plant into a data center
The company wants to make it an environmentally friendly site.
The biggest data center in Russia will be nuclear powered
Because of course it will.
Google's codebase is ludicrously huge for good reason
We're talking 2 billion lines of code across 86 terabytes
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.
Google's next data center will be a converted coal plant
Google is constructing another data center in the US, but the location it's settled on might surpr...