When several computers need to work together, as when calculating in parallel on several parts of a single large problem or managing a large database, they need to keep in step. These situations are particularly common in ...
Google is crossing a milestone in its quest to reduce pollution caused by its digital services that devour massive amounts of electricity.
South Korea rejected a request by Google to use local mapping data in the company's global maps service in a long-awaited ruling Friday that had divided the country for months.
The value and scale of information grows unstoppably and data centers must size-up if they are to adequately meet their operational requirements.
For an American public that relies on data for everything from where to find the best taco to the likely victor in a baseball game, Election Day offered a jarring wake-up: The data was wrong.
From Harry Potter's Cloak of Invisibility to the Romulan cloaking device that rendered their warship invisible in "Star Trek," the magic of invisibility was only the product of science fiction writers and dreamers.
Torrents of information flow through computer data centers, driving the operations of financial markets, communications systems, commerce and just about any complex web-based activity. Much of modern society is built on these ...
The share of children born to Asian immigrants in the United States has significantly grown while that of Latin American migrant women has dropped.
A Washington State University research team has designed a tiny, wireless data center that someday could be as small as a hand-held device and dramatically reduce the energy needed to run such centers.
The roar can be deafening. Cooling fans and power supplies whoosh and whine from rows and rows of supercomputers at the main data center of the Texas Advanced Computing Center in Austin. The power bill at TACC can reach over ...