Processing power commoditized


(Awesome image courtesy Cliff Dwelling’s flickr stream)

I just read about the new microsoft data center paradigm and was appropriately blown away. Read this exerpt and you will see for yourself:

The trucks back ’em in, rack ’em, and stack ’em,” Chief Software Architect Ray Ozzie told CNET News. And the containers remain sealed, Ozzie said. Once a certain number of servers in the container have failed, it will be pulled out and sent back to the manufacturer and a new container loaded in. 

Read the full article in CNET here.

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