outage

Data Center Integrated Impacts

Posted in data-center, networking, outage, pc, rackspace on December 21st, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

High profile outages impact Rackspace’s customers. …

… “The issues resulted from a problem with a router used for peering and backbone connectivity located outside the data center at a peering facility, which handles approximately 20% of Rackspace‘s Dallas traffic. ” …

Via PC World: Rackspace Outage

Amazon Data Center Root Cause Analysis

Posted in amazon, availability, cloud-computing, data-center, outage, power-analysis, power-delivery, redundancy, root-cause-analysis, servers on December 16th, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

Amazon follows through on data center outage with root cause analysis. …

… “Prior to completing the repair of this unit, a second component, used to assure redundant power paths, failed as well, resulting in a portion of the servers in that availability zone losing power. ” …

Via InformationWeek: Amazon Identifies Cause Of Outage

DataCenter Energy Challenges

Posted in datacenter, facility-design, location, outage, power-management on March 10th, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

Siting of the data center is a challenge for energy requirements, whether in established or developing areas of the power grid. …

… “The problem extends to current data facilities as well: More than half the companies polled in a recent study suffered an outage in 2008 due to a power or operational issues … ” …

Via Network World: Energy Trends