Like Google and Facebook, Twitter Designs Its Own Computer Servers

July 10, 2015

Like Google and Facebook, Twitter Designs Its Own Computer Servers  Post by WIRED Then One/WIRED Twitter is a reflection of Google. At least in one very big way. You just can’t see it.Yes, Twitter offers a social network that delivers an endless stream of mini-messages, while Google offers, well, all sorts of online services, from an internet search engine to an online email service to a digital map of the…

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It’s time to move from a disk-to-tape to a disk-to-cloud backup strategy

Deduplication Storage
June 24, 2015

It’s time to move from a disk-to-tape to a disk-to-cloud backup strategy   There has always been a golden rule of backup “The 3-2-1 rule” simple backup strategy: Three copies of your data, in two different formats, with one of those copies offsite. These three copies ensures redundancy   Many companies moved away from tape as primary backup to hard disk, using tape as a secondary. But cloud backups are…

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Dupont Fabros Signs Facebook To 7.5MW Lease – Facebook Now Leases Over 40MW On Ashburn Campus

Dupont Fabros Signs Facebook To 7.5MW Lease – Facebook Now Leases Over 40MW On Ashburn Campus Author: Jason Verge Dupont Fabros landed a sizable lease with Facebook for close to 7.5 megawatts of critical load in Ashburn, Virginia. Facebook is taking down close to 45,000 square feet in the new ACC7 facility, Dupont Fabros’ biggest data center in its portfolio. Facebook now leases over 40 megawatts of critical load across…

May 26, 2015
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