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DCD Magazine – April/May Issue

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The April/May issue of DCD Magazine, the industry’s only high quality print magazine, is out now.

Available bi-monthly on paper or as a digital download, each issue is completely free and filled with the latest news, features and opinions from DCD’s global editorial team.

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Powering Finance

On the cover: The financial industry built the modern world, defining how society trades and ensuring that it remains connected. To pull this off, colocation facilities were built in the world’s financial capitals, huge submarine cables had to be stretched across continents, and complicated trading algorithms were programmed.

In our latest cover feature, we look at the relationship between the financial industry and data centers, and disuss what’s next - from new regulations, to blockchain (p.14)

Deep dive: Nvidia’s CEO talks simulated realities, Nlyte’s CEO talks smart systems, ICICI Bank reveals its secrets and Dan Robinson discusses the steps needed to build a software-defined data center in this 10-page AI and Automation deep dive. (p.32)

Also in the magazine: 

  • Drop the legacy database - Companies are using new technologies to store and manage their data (p.18)
  • Military service - There’s a shortage of skilled and reliable data center staff, but Salute’s Lee Kirby thinks he may have the solution - hire veterans (p.20)
  • Europe gets Energy Smart - Thanks to its demographics, its energy grids, and its politics, Europe is getting ahead on energy efficiency (p.22)
  • The walls you thought you could trust - Security experts have worked hard to fix the flames in IT systems, while industrial control systems have been left wide open (p.25)
  • All nodes lead to Ethernet - There are ambitious plans afoot to keep Ethernet at the forefront of the data center (p.28)
  • Beyond the FPGA - Xilinx’s new CEO, Victor Peng, details his grand vision for the chip company in an exclusive interview with DCD (p.30)
  • The PlayStation Supercomputer - The chip that started in the PlayStation 3 ended up in the world’s fastest supercomputer, and heralded a heterogeneous computing future (p.44)
  • A new Australian giant - AirTrunk brought hyperscale data centers to Australia, now its CEO tells us what’s next (p.48)
  • Facebook’s nemesis - Max Smolaks finds joy in the suffering of others (p.50)

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