Data Center Physical Infrastructure for an On-Demand World

Design concepts for Data Center Physical Infrastructure (DCPI) have remained pretty much unchanged for the last few decades. Standards have been created from the chaos of the early days, and these standards dictate the way Data Center courses are designed, taught and tested. As a result, trained Data Center professionals conceive Power, Cooling, Racks and …

DC Distribution in the Data Center – Any Advantages?

The 1800s witnessed the epic power wars between Thomas Edison and the George Westinghouse backed Nikola Tesla. Edison invested heavily in DC plant infrastructure, with over 100 plants being operated in the North East. He increasingly grew bitter, maybe paranoid, and staged cruel electrocution exhibitions. It is said he executed an elephant by electrocution, to …