Three cloud-y links on a cloudy day in Boston:
- The cloud.com domain is to be auctioned:
- A photograph of a Google server, which includes a 12 volt battery as a neat UPS solution, as opposed to relying on a central data center UPS:
One of the more surprising innovations of Google's server design -- seen here in a CNET photograph -- appears to be rather mundane: The company's custom-designed server hardware includes a 12-volt battery that functions as an uninterruptible power supply. This obviates the need for a central data center UPS, which turns out to be less reliable than on-board batteries.
- Two lawyers write about E-Discovery and the Cloud
"...this technological revolution means new e-discovery challenges are on the horizon for lawyers as clients move discoverable electronically stored information from their own networks to networks controlled by someone else."
Making little dents in the universe
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