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rcook12
1 week ago

How many Moonshot microservers can fit in a standard 42U rack?

dayzsunny
1 week ago

I heard the term SDE used today, and when I asked what it was I was told “Software Defined Everything.” Um, ok, but what is Software Defined Everything? It...

PapaRiver
2 weeks ago

What should be looked for (or avoided) when choosing a web hosting service for a SMB? Any tips?

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landon
3 weeks ago

When evaluating a data center’s efficiency, what is a realistic Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) number for a “green” data center?

LolaBelle
5 weeks ago

Data centers use a huge amount of energy, and that amount is increasing as more data centers are constructed and expanded. I’ve seen various estimates, but...

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bmahne
5 weeks ago

I want to replace the string "IDG" with "IDGE" in a sting fieldHow do I do that?

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jack12
5 weeks ago

How do FTP and HTTP differ in the manner in which they transfer files? Does one offer any significant advantage over the other?

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lbloom
6 weeks ago
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I know now that Microsoft has ended support for Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 is up next for the chopping block. How long until Microsoft ends support for...

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aiden
8 weeks ago

Can anyone point me towards a good explanation of SDN?

PaxProSe
9 weeks ago

When setting up a data center, what do the different RAID levels actually indicate? How does one choose the appropriate RAID level for a small business, for...

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Tesla Motors and other manufacturers have set their sites on achieving lower lithium-ion battery costs through economies of scale, which should enable power storage systems for solar energy.
Fully 70% of federal agencies experienced downtime of 30 minutes or more in a recent one-month period.
Rivals dish up some fear, uncertainty, and doubt in an effort to poach IBM System x users.
The state of Wyoming is planning to discontinue most of its data center operations and move its physical equipment to commercial co-location facilities.
Oracle has given the first peek at its upcoming Sparc M7 processor, promising big performance gains for customers who use the in-memory compute features of its 12C database.
IBM is about to cut the ribbon officially opening two new state-of-the-art data centers intended to provide disaster recovery and resiliency services, one in the Raleigh, N.C. area and other in Mumbai, India.
Viewing the data center as the focal point of an ambitious set of technology initiatives, federal CIOs are working aggressively to slash server counts and consolidate facilities as they position their agencies to adopt cloud applications, roll out mobile technologies and support big data projects.
F5 Networks is a veteran player in the network management market, having sold its load balancing hardware - or application delivery controllers, as it prefers to call them - to large numbers of data center customers.
Like previous famous barges before it, Google's barge on the east coast is about to meet an ignominious end. After months of speculation about what its ultimate purpose would be the Portland, Maine Google barge is headed for the scrap heap, literally.
On the positive side, with the influx of cheap solar cells, the U.S. will be able to achieve its six-gigawatt installation goal this year.
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