Topic: data center

The Brown University Data Center, a cavernous room filled with rows of servers and neatly stacked cords, is the concrete manifestation of the campus’s elusive internet cloud, maintained by a team of watchful observers.

Science & Research

At Brown’s data center, technology changes but people don’t

April 28, 2016 0 comments

The Internet as a cloud is an especially satisfying metaphor: It captures the incomprehensible mass of the globe’s data in one fell, simple, ethereal swoop.