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Crowdsourcing ideas for the data centre of tomorrow

Jan. 5, 2015 | DANNY WONG, DIRECTOR FOR ENERGY SYSTEM SOLUTION AND TELECOM MONITORING, EMERSON NETWORK POWER ASIA

Data centres are likely to exist in even more shapes and forms in 2025 than they do today. What really matters is that telcos adopt the innovations that will transform their businesses into powerhouses for communications and connectivity.

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How (and why) Facebook excels at data center efficiency

Dec. 4, 2014 | MATT KAPKO

Efficiency is a priority at the core of Facebook's capability to scale, according to Jason Taylor, the company's vice president of infrastructure. There are never more than five types of servers in use at any of Facebook's data centers, located in five different regions, and no servers or infrastructure sit dormant waiting for services to launch, Taylor told analysts yesterday at the Credit Suisse Technology Conference.

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Optimize applications with IBM DB2 and IBM FlashSystem

IBM

This white paper explains why storage I/O performance is often the biggest bottleneck in data centers and discusses which database components can be targeted for migration to FlashSystem. It also provides potential improvement metrics with flash compared to HDDs based on several use cases.

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