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Thread: Big Brother Arrives in Sept 2013- yieeks!

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    Z8Mania
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    Big Brother Arrives in Sept 2013- yieeks!

    http://www.zerohedge.com/news/?we-ar...september-2013

    This is uh--- well- its pretty scary!

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    Z8 Madness
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    Scary, but don't wait for 2013 before freaking out. We're already there!! (Hint: Facebook and Google)
    62050 - Z8

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    The data center space here is only 100,000 sq feet. Facebook's data center in Oregon is 300,000 - and that's just for silly internet stuff.

    There's no way they can store as much data as this article is suggesting in this space.

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    Z8Mania
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    Well, what if we add up all the SF in the article- thats 1,000,000 SF. And thats what they're telling us.

    Yes, FB and Google- watch out.

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    Team Z8 tomfakes's Avatar
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    The numbers and the map don't add up - 900,000 sq ft for tech support and admin, but only 100,000 for servers. It feels like bad reporting by someone who doesn't know how data centers work.

    Based on these numbers, this is a medium sized data center and a large office space.

    I suspect, its actually 900,000 for servers and 100,000 for offices - this makes more sense for the general theme of the article. Also, the size of the power and cooling systems as described would be huge overkill for 100,000 sq ft (but it is a government project, so who knows!)

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    Z8Mania
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    Thanks Tom. Makes sense.