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DCD Magazine – June/July Issue

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The June/July 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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Land of the Giants

On the cover: Keeping all of Google online is a hard job, but a fascinating one. So we talked to Benjamin Treynor Sloss, the guy who has to do that for a living. We also interviewed David Gauthier, the person behind Microsoft’s data center strategy, AWS’ Ian Massingham and Facebook’s Delfina Eberly.

This cover feature is a story about giants, and the cost of operating at immense scale. (p.16)

Also in the magazine: 

  • Reinventing retail - Robots and open source software lead a shopping revolution (p.23)
  • Bringing West Africa online, one step at a time - MainOne CEO Funke Opeke discusses her plan to digitize Nigeria (p.26)
  • The hottest and coolest markets - These locations are a hotbed of activity, defining the industry’s approaches to cooling (p.34)
  • Liquid cooling at the edge - After HPC, will edge computing bring a new wave of liquid cooled systems? (p.37)
  • The great refrigerant shortage - Unintended consequences arise from greenhouse gas-busting EU regulations (p.40)
  • Getting into hot water - The story of how SuperMUC pioneered hot water cooling, and what’s next (p.42)
  • A new cooling frontier - Take advantage of a scientific phenomenon: send heat into space (p.46)
  • 2N versus hybrid resilience - Build it in the cloud, or double up? Neither approach is infallible (p.49)
  • Powering the golden state - The California Energy Commission talks about a renewable future (p.52)
  • Mark Shuttleworth’s candid moment - Canonical’s CEO could be the open source community’s new bad boy (p.54)

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