Google opens up on seven years of its data center history

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Originally posted on Gigaom:

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.

Joe Kava, the VP of data centers for Google (s goog), kicked off his presentation with seven years of data center history at Google. So first, the timeline:

  • 2005: This is when Google used containers in its data center, where IT hardware is integrated into the data center space.
  • 2006: Google created a purpose-built data center where it moved from containers to its own data center design.
  • 2007: Google addressed the supply chain issues with “modular at…

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