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Now THAT'S what we call a proper test!

This company decides its disaster recovery plan needs a backup generator to keep the data center going if power is lost -- and a key part of the solution is a flywheel.

Back to the bleeding-edge future

It's the 1980s. How many IBM engineers does it take to admit that the hot new hardware is broken?
Flashback to the late 1970s, when this insurance company's mainframe is getting errors with a tape drive, and the IBM techs can't find a reason for it. But guess who's coming to lunch?
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The new APC BE600M1 Back-UPS has 7 total outlets: 5 battery backup outlets...
Ultrastar SS300 SSD
WD's highest performance data center-class SAS SSD so far has up to 7.6TB...
hewlett packard labs engineers working on prototype
It's been an arduous journey, but HPE on Tuesday finally showed a...
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A third of virtual servers are zombies

New research finds that a quarter of all physical servers -- and 30% of...
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Hewlett Packard Enterprises' HP-UX OS has been around for more than 30...
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You won't need to buy a rack of 400 servers if you have one high-powered...
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For the umpteenth time, Dell Technologies has reiterated that PCs are...
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In October 1968, tire maker Bridgestone ran a data center with racks and...
It's 5 a.m., and this IT pilot fish gets a call: Power has been lost to half of the data center's system drive. Thanks to redundant systems, no processing is lost -- but now it's time to find out what happened.
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Congress includes funds for faster computers

The advanced-computing line item, a subset of the overall science budget,...
Cloud
One-third of data-center professionals and IT practitioners plan to deploy...
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For some IT shops, security is the gating factor for which apps go into...
It's the mid-1980s and, in this close-knit mainframe IT shop, the dozen techies have a regular game they play: Spot the Bonuses.
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Rising costs and an aging infrastructure are pushing companies, military...
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Hyper-V 2016 tightens VM security and eases management, but seems to have...
This young, single IT pilot fish wants to ask a cute fellow employee who works in a different building out to lunch. So how does he decide to try getting the date?
LinkedIn’s hyper-dense data center design

Data centers decline as users turn to rented servers

Data centers are declining worldwide both in numbers and square footage, a...
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