Data Center and Cloud

Microsoft announcements from Build 2017

This is the big Build event where most of the major news about Microsoft products drops. Microsoft Build (often stylised as //build/) is an annual conference event held by Microsoft, aimed towards software engineers and web developers using Windows, Windows Phone, Microsoft Azure and other Microsoft technologies. Today’s pic of news headlines from Microsoft’s Build

Power Integrations highlights importance of power factor correction at APEC 2017 | EDN

http://www.edn.com/electronics-products/electronic-product-reviews/other/4458242/Power-Integrations-highlights-importance-of-power-factor-correction–at-APEC-2017?utm_content=bufferce187&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer Power factor correction is the process of improving a low power factor in a facility by increasing the ratio of real (working) power to apparent (total) power. Power-factor correction allows the input current to continuously flow, reduces the peak input current, and reduces the energy loss in the power supply, thus improving its operation

Growing Ubuntu for cloud and IoT, rather than phone and convergence

https://insights.ubuntu.com/2017/04/05/growing-ubuntu-for-cloud-and-iot-rather-than-phone-and-convergence/ There are some important changes in Ubuntu Linux development: “I’m writing to let you know that we will end our investment in Unity8, the phone and convergence shell. We will shift our default Ubuntu desktop back to GNOME for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.”