Microsoft’s Generation 4.0 Data Center Vision

 

Microsoft is now showing the future of infrastructure design for their global server network that will power the Windows Azure cloud operating system. The ideas of modularity, interchangeability and flexibility brought into the world of large-scale utilities is amazing to see and, hopefully, can be used as a model for future infrastructure improvements in other areas.

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Video: Microsoft Generation 4.0 Data Center Vision

Thanks to LiveSide.net for getting this video some attention.

A more detailed discussion of the Generation 4.0 plan can be found at the Loose Bolts and ms datacenters blogs.

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