Modern Infrastructure: Hyperscale data center means different hardware needs

Remember when data centers had separate racks, staffs and management tools for servers, storage, routers and other networking infrastructure? Those days seem like a fond memory in today’s hyperscale data center. That setup worked well when applications were relatively separate or they made use of local server resources such as RAM and disk and had few reasons to connect to the Internet.

I describe the new needs of the modern hyperscale data center in an article for Modern Infrastructure Magazine here.

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