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Gzip (GNU zip) is a free and open source algorithm for file compression. The software is overseen by the GNU project.... (Continued) Continue Reading
DRBD (Distributed Replicated Block Device) is a Linux-based software component that facilitates the replacement of shared storage systems by networked mirroring. DRBD makes it possible to maintain consistency of data among multiple systems in a ... Continue Reading
Intelligent Power Management (IPM) is a combination of hardware and software that optimizes the distribution and use of electrical power in computer systems and data centers. While the installation of IPM involves up-front cost and ongoing ... Continue Reading
A data center chiller is a cooling system used in a data center to remove heat from one element and deposit it into another element. Chillers are used by industrial facilities to cool the water used in their heating, ventilation and air-conditioning... Continue Reading
This quiz tests knowledge about data center design, site selection, power and cooling and other material related to the data center's physical infrastructure. Continue Reading
Here are the answers to the SearchDataCenter.com's all-in-one-guide on data center facilities.Continue Reading
In certain computer operating systems, a job step is part of a job, a unit of work that a computer operator (or a program called a job scheduler) gives to the operating system.Continue Reading