The frequency of data center downtime hasn’t changed significantly, but outages are becoming longer and more expensive, according to new research from The Uptime Institute, which reported a “disturbing increase” in outages longer than 24 hours.
Amid a statewide power emergency, major data centers in Texas are running on generator power to keep customers online and reduce load on the state’s struggling grid. Large operators say service is uninterrupted, but news reports indicate some data centers in the region are experiencing outages.
Jeff Klaus, General Manager of Intel Data Center Management Solutions, explores how Intel Memory Failure Prediction (Intel MFP) uses machine learning to improve the performance and reliability of server memory to predict potential failures and prevent downtime.
When Google has an outage, it’s often due to network problems, as was the case Sunday. A look at the growing role of the network in data center and cloud uptime.