Monthly Archives: May 2014

Google’s data centers power factor estimated by neural network

Google says it has created a bit of software that lets it predict with 99.6 per cent accuracy how efficiently its data centers consume electricity, allowing it to make subtle tweaks to reduce consumption. The company gave details on its … Continue reading

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The Orange Box – desktop size OpenStack cloud

Announced at the OpenStack Summit on Tuesday, the Orange Box is a mobile cluster with ten nodes, all enclosed in a single ruggedized case and weighing a total of 32kg. The Box is built by Tranquil PC and Canonical and … Continue reading

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Western Digital is developing Ethernet-connected drives for OpenStack

Following Seagate, Western Digital will demonstrate Ethernet-connected drives at the OpenStack Summit, wich will take place between 12 and 16 May in Atlanta, GA. This design has integrated CPU and memory resources running Linux, and can be integrates with existing … Continue reading

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