Sunday data center tidbits.


First up this morning is the question, when is Amazon going to offer an SSD based AWS instance.The answer is simple, when the average user feels like paying the current excessive premium that SSD commands now. I rather suspect that most people who really NEED SSD will not be using a cloud based solution.

I was interested to read a bit about Facebook’s gargantuan traffic numbers. The current rate adds up to more than 6 million page views a MINUTE. It gives you a perspective on the kind of impact that happens when a data center goes to heck from someone monkeying around in a live electrical panel or a poorly planned and executed maintenance. No matter how small our individual data centers might be, we should all run them as if they were this important.

Vern

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