Data Center and Cloud

Shift: public cloud considered more secure than corporate data centers | ZDNet

http://www.zdnet.com/article/shift-public-cloud-more-secure-than-corporate-data-centers/ The survey’s key takeaway was that IT managers are more confident in the security and reliability of public cloud than they used to be, and as a result they are running more data and applications on public cloud infrastructure. The survey found that 51 percent said data security is better in the cloud than

Microsoft has created its own FreeBSD. Repeat. Microsoft has created its own FreeBSD • The Register

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2016/06/09/microsoft_freebsd/ Makes sense to have their own FreeBSD for Azure cloud use. Good addition after their own Linux distribution http://www.epanorama.net/newepa/2016/03/10/microsoft-has-released-a-debian-linux-switch-os-repeat-a-debian-linux-switch-operating-system-%e2%80%a2-the-register/

How the Internet works: Submarine fiber, brains in jars, and coaxial cables | Ars Technica

How the Internet works: Submarine fiber, brains in jars, and coaxial cables | Ars Technica http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2016/05/how-the-internet-works-submarine-cables-data-centres-last-mile/ But how does Interner work? Take a deep dive into Internet infrastructure and visit to a subsea cable landing site. This article is simply not talking about the wonders of TCP/IP or pervasive Wi-Fi hotspots, though those are vitally important

Sonera building a big data center

Telecom operator Sonera rents equipment locations, equipment space and related services in Sonera-managed data centers. Sonera has already a countrywide network of data centers. Sonera is building the biggest open data center in Finland to this location to Pitäjänmäki in Helsinki where they have mined 75 000 cubic meters of rock (4000 truck loads). Sonera

Google data center tour

I have already written several posting on Google data centers, but it does not hurt to post a new one when some new interesting material pops up. Take a virtual tour of Google’s Oregon data center article tells that the GoogleDalles data center in Oregon is open for a digital tour. Google is trying to