A multimedia-focused micro-blogging platform on data centers. This site will store creative data center related media on data centers, big data, data center technologies, data analytics, data security, and the Internet. It will also serve as a clearing house for a more respectable tumblr site we are working on: http://diplomatic-internet.tumblr.com/.

16th August 2014

Video

CERN Construction of the Wigner data center in Hungary

16th August 2014

Video

Data Center Shutdown Timelapse

27th July 2014

Photo reblogged from The Industrialist with 22 notes

supplyside:

“The thing that most surprised me about the data center was how much of the space was taken up by support systems, and how little space was actually used for servers,” says Arnall. Timo Arnall

supplyside:

“The thing that most surprised me about the data center was how much of the space was taken up by support systems, and how little space was actually used for servers,” says Arnall. Timo Arnall

27th July 2014

Photoset reblogged from Top Web Programmers Blog with 45 notes

webprogrammers:

Digital Beijing data center located on the northern end of the cities central axis, served as the control and data center for the 2008 Olympic Games. Nowadays it is a virtual museum and an exhibition center for manufacturers of digital products.

27th July 2014

Photo reblogged from General Mills History with 70 notes

generalmillshistory:

General Mills Computing Power
The big, bright and cutting edge General Mills computer room in 1971. Today, all this computing power would just about fit into a laptop. 

generalmillshistory:

General Mills Computing Power

The big, bright and cutting edge General Mills computer room in 1971. Today, all this computing power would just about fit into a laptop. 

27th July 2014

Photo reblogged from Agile Cat - in the cloud with 122 notes

agilecat:

How solar can make data centers more efficient
By Ucilia Wang Nov. 10, 2011, 12:00am
Pairing solar with data centers may not be a novel idea, but you’ll have a hard time finding companies that rely solely on solar electricity to power their servers. That’s because many of those servers need a reliable power source like the brain needs a steady supply of blood, and solar energy is variable (it flows only when the sun shines). But what if the use of solar power could help data center owners save energy, reduce the cost of cooling data center equipment and guarantee a steady power supply? That’s the idea that IBM is exploring as it anticipates a greater use of servers that run on direct current (DC) and can respond to queries from customers in developing countries where the grid isn’t dependable, said Roger Schmidt, an IBM fellow and its chief engineer for data center energy efficiency.
http://gigaom.com/cleantech/how-solar-can-make-data-centers-more-efficient/

agilecat:

How solar can make data centers more efficient

By Ucilia Wang Nov. 10, 2011, 12:00am

Pairing solar with data centers may not be a novel idea, but you’ll have a hard time finding companies that rely solely on solar electricity to power their servers. That’s because many of those servers need a reliable power source like the brain needs a steady supply of blood, and solar energy is variable (it flows only when the sun shines). But what if the use of solar power could help data center owners save energy, reduce the cost of cooling data center equipment and guarantee a steady power supply? That’s the idea that IBM is exploring as it anticipates a greater use of servers that run on direct current (DC) and can respond to queries from customers in developing countries where the grid isn’t dependable, said Roger Schmidt, an IBM fellow and its chief engineer for data center energy efficiency.

http://gigaom.com/cleantech/how-solar-can-make-data-centers-more-efficient/

12th July 2014

Link reblogged from Singularitarian with 33 notes

Move over, silicon? New transistor material tested →

singularitarian:

For the ever-shrinking transistor, there may be a new game in town. Cornell researchers have demonstrated promising electronic performance from a semiconducting compound with properties that could prove a worthy companion to silicon.

21st June 2014

Photo reblogged from Sorry, you're not a winner. with 3,139 notes

un-gif-dans-ta-gueule:

Let’s try something different

un-gif-dans-ta-gueule:

Let’s try something different

Source: un-gif-dans-ta-gueule

15th June 2014

Video with 2 notes

Datawire Data Center Zug, Switzerland

(circa 2009 video)

http://www.datawire.ch/

15th June 2014

Video

Data Center Switzerland - DeepGreen