Google Data Center FAQ

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Everything you ever wanted to know (and didn't) about Google data centers but were afraid to ask Read More. faq Google

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Google Devs Get to Run Google Infrastructure for Six Months

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Cloud Computing Downtime Google Infrastructure StaffingCompany wants more engineers to understand operations at global scale Read More.

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What's behind Google Hire?

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Google Hire is the latest move by the internet search giant to expand its reach. We investigate the implications

Google Reveals Espresso, Its Edge Data Center SDN

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Cloud Computing Google NetworkingFourth and most challenging pillar of its SDN strategy, Espresso manages performance at peering points Read More.

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Facebook and Google to Build Transpacific Submarine Cable

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Asia-Pacific Cloud Computing Connectivity Facebook Google Los AngelesThe partnership is the latest sign of ongoing power balance shift in the world of transcontinental connectivity. Read More.

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Everything You Wanted to Know about Google Data Centers

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Here’s our updated Google data center FAQ Read More. Featured Google

Google Ramped Up Data Center Spend in 2016

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Data Center Strategies Featured GoogleCapex up 10 percent year over year, but even bigger spike expected this year Read More.

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Google and Level 3 Interconnect Network Backbones

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Connectivity Google Level 3 PeeringCompanies will help each other deliver data using emerging interconnection standard Read More.

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Google Invests in Submarine Cable to Speed Up Its Cloud in Asia Pacific

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Asia-Pacific Cloud Computing Connectivity Featured GoogleIndigo cable will connect Indonesia, Singapore, and Australia Read More.

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Google Reimburses Cloud Clients After Massive Google Compute Engine Outage

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Google is reimbursing Google Compute Engine users up to 25 percent of their monthly charges after an outage that impacted instances across all regions on Monday. Google SharedRead More.

Second Google Data Center Coming to Singapore

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Future multi-level facility will stand next to Google's existing Singapore data center and cost $380 million Read More. Asia-Pacific Google

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Here’s Google’s Plan for Calming Enterprise Cloud Anxiety

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Google’s cloud customers will have the option to submit themselves to the level of operational rigor Google submits itself to. Cloud Computing Downtime Enterprise GoogleRead More.

Amazon, Google Detail Next Round of Cloud Data Center Launches

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Amazon plans Paris data centers, while Google unveils eight new cloud locations planned for 2017 Read More. Amazon Cloud Computing Data Center Strategies Google

Google, like Samsung, is eavesdropping on your private conversations

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If you use Google Chrome , you could be subject to eavesdropping by Google. Similar to what Samsung's TVs are doing, the Chromium browser listens to conversations in the vicinity of your laptop, PC, or tablet, and transmits it back to Google.

Why Google Wants to Rethink Data Center Storage

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Taking a closer look at the fundamental redesign of storage Google is proposing, from system to the physical disk itself Read More. Cloud Computing Featured Google Storage disk

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Go on a Virtual 360-Degree Google Data Center Tour

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Cloud Computing Data Center Design Data Center Videos GoogleA rare look inside one of the world’s largest and most sophisticated data center Read More.

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Google Declares War on Boring Data Center Walls

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Cloud Computing Data Center Design Featured GooglePartners with artists in US and Europe to paint murals on the walls of its server farms Read More.

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Google Invests in Avere, a Data Center Storage Supercharger

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Featured Google StorageStartup’s technology “hides latency” to and from enterprise storage clusters Read More.

Researchers Say Google Fiber Has Nationwide Potential

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If Google has its way, the Net Neutrality issue could soon become, well, less of an issue. CTO Cyber Security DoD and IC Government Research Tech Trends Comcast Federal Communications Commission Google Google Fiber Internet service provider Net neutrality Sanford Bernstein Wall Street

Lightning in Belgium Disrupts Google Cloud Services

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Cloud Computing Downtime Europe Google PowerFour successive lighting strikes on data center infrastructure knock cloud storage servers offline Read More.

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Walmart and Google’s Voice-Assisted Commerce Partnership Highlight the Next Big Disrupter in Retail

Forrester IT

Walmart and Google have announced an important new partnership that directly addresses the growing markets for voice-assisted shopping and free expedited delivery. eCommerce, wrote on Walmart’s blog, “Starting in late September, we’ll be working with Google to offer hundreds of thousands of items for voice shopping via Google […].

Google Brings Tech That Made YouTube Faster to Its Cloud Services

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Cloud Design Featured Google NetworksBBR is a better traffic controller for the internet's increasingly busy streets. Read More.

How Google Fiber Could Upset The Entire Broadband Industry

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Google Fiber seemingly started as an experiment - but it’s become clear it’s not going anywhere. Google’s here to stay. Alphabet - formerly known as Google, the company that caused a 40% drop in Internet traffic when its search engine went down for five minutes - has gotten into the broadband game. Comcast is afraid of Google Fiber because it’s afraid of competition, which is why it tried to buy Time Warner Cable instead of competing with it. Amy Medeiros.

Google Will Be Powered Completely by Clean Energy Next Year

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Google, the world’s biggest corporate buyer of clean energy, expects to reach a major milestone next year: running the company entirely with wind and solar power. Google Green Data Centers PowerRead More.

How to Get a Data Center Job at Google

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Data Center Jobs Featured Google StaffingExpertise is important, but it’s not your biggest strength Read More.

Google Cuts Its Giant Electricity Bill With DeepMind-Powered AI

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DeepMind AI system parts of Google data centers to reduce power consumption Read More. Cloud Computing Cooling Energy Efficiency Guide Google Infrastructure Management Power

Google to Spend $300M on Second Atlanta Metro Data Center

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Second Google data center expansion announcement of the day follows news of Singapore build Read More. Atlanta Google

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Google Using Machine Learning to Boost Data Center Efficiency

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Google is using machine learning and artificial intelligence to wring even more efficiency out of its mighty data centers. The humans remain in charge, but Google expects to reach new frontiers in efficiency in its server farms. Featured Google

Google and Hortonworks Team Up: HDP Now Part of Google Cloud

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Hortonworks'' Hadoop Data Platform (HDP) is now a supported feature on Google Cloud. This new feature will allow dynamic provisioning of HDP clusters on the Google Cloud Platform, providing scalability for enterprise-wide solutions employing HDP, as well as providing a means for rapidly setting up prototyping and development environments. Part of the solution utilizes Apache''s Ambari plugin, along with scripting developed by Google and Hortonworks, to enable easy provisioning.

Video Tour: Google Data Center in South Carolina

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Google Infrastructure team talks about company’s $1.2 billion data center campus Read More.

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Why Google Doesn’t Outsource Data Center Operations

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Downtime Google Infrastructure StaffingIt’s for a reason the data center industry is all too familiar with Read More.

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Become a Google Glass Explorer and Help Prepare Your Enterprise For The Coming Age of Wearables

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By Bob Gourley We are part of the Google Glass Explorer program and have enjoyed being able to use Glass to help think through some of the potential of this new category of technology. After spending time with this I believe Google Glass will be a success in the market.

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Google Cloud Joins Amazon, IBM in Serving Blockchain Clients

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Google’s cloud services will be used to test blockchain technologies for banks. Cloud Computing GoogleRead More.