Archive for May 17, 2018

    Virtual Reality Coming Soon to a Data Center Near You?

    Written by admin on . Posted in Critical facilities, Data center infrastructure management, Datacenter monitoring software

    The future is here. Virtual reality is a reality. The prospect of a totally immersive world you can slip into at a moment’s notice is enticing to the consumer world. Video games, movies, virtual travel, and countless creative opportunities are on the horizon. VR is even being tested by pilots and the military for training new troops. With all of these complicated, stunningly detailed worlds being created, one question comes to mind. Who’s going to store it all?

    The Data Age

    The world is living through a rapid transformation from filing cabinets to data on a solid-state drive. This has been working well so far, but VR presents a real problem for data center designers. The files are too big.

    Files can generate up to a terabyte per hour, far outpacing any our current data center storage capacities. Doubly diffic