A Modular Data Center is the generic term used for a data center that has one or more prefabricated components. Prefabricated components come in three categories: Data center space Mechanical infrastructure Electrical infrastructure A Containerized Data Center is a type of prefabricated data center. It looks exactly like a shipping container and is built toRead more about Modular vs Containerized Data Centers. Is there a difference?[…]
How many photos do you think there are on Facebook? 500 million? 1 billion? 7 billion – one for each person on the planet? Current predictions have the number around 100 billion. That is 200 million uploads per day. Where do you think 100 billion photos are stored? What about all those Gmails, Tweets, or blog posts? They reside on the cloud, of course. Putting it on the cloud is the cool thing to do these days. Our photos, emails, bank statements, car payments, books, movies, video games, and our favorite YouTube videos are all on the cloud. All this good stuff isn’t stuffed into our iPhones…so where is it?