The new LinkedIn data center in Hillsboro, Oregon breaks new ground in Internet-scale data centers, combining high density with exceptional efficiency and sustainability. Here’s a closer look at the project and its design.
With its $26 billion deal to acquire the business social network LinkedIn, Microsoft stands to become an even larger player in the market for wholesale data center space.
The growth of cloud computing is providing a huge boost for data center developers, who reported leasing in 2015 on a par with the record volume in 2014. A new report cites 2015 as “one of the best leasing years ever.”
Does an uptick in adoption of water-chilled cooling doors signal a trend towards higher rack densities in data centers? Colovore and LinkedIn are among those implementing rear-door cooling units.