The Data Center community is waiting for James Glanz to continue his writing on the data center industry. But, his latest post is about NY ignoring the recommendations of the American Society of Civil Engineers.
When Internet factories come to town, they can feel less like their sleek, clean and convenient image and more like old-time manufacturing.September 24, 2012, Monday
Helping to process the staggering amount of Internet activity that occurs, data centers waste vast amounts of energy, belying the information industry’s image of environmental friendliness.September 23, 2012, Sunday
As the authorities examine how they can protect New York City from extreme weather events like Hurricane Sandy, one of the nation’s most influential groups of engineers is pointing out that more than three years ago, it presented detailed warnings that a devastating storm surge in the region was all but inevitable.The warnings were voiced at a seminar in New York City convened by the American Society of Civil Engineers, whose findings are so respected that they are often written into building codes around the world. Corporate, academic and government engineers at the meeting presented computer simulations of the storm-surge threat and detailed engineering designs of measures to counter it.