For something different I posted the Google's Seven years of data center history on GigaOm. Why? Because I thought it was a good story to tell and the reach would be much broader on GigaOm vs. this blog. The GigaOm post went up yesterday afternoon and the post made it to the home page.
The GigaOm post is here.
Google’s head of data center operations provided a seven-year look at how the search giant’s data center strategy has evolved during the 7×24 Exchange conference on Tuesday in Phoenix, Ariz.,providing a new look at the secretive search giant’s operations. From the company that pioneered the idea that the data center is no longer a place to keep servers, but rather a computer in and of itself, this evolution is eye-opening.
I got a nice bump in traffic. Here is what I have so far as of 9a PT. Note: the traffic for today should be much higher as the day progresses as only 9 of 24 hrs are shown.
The social traffic looks good with 452 tweets.
CNET picked up on the GigaOm post and created their own.
DatacenterKnowledge threw up an entertaining post on the alligator in the storm pond.
Alligator Patrols Google’s Data Center