An In-Depth Look at Data Center Architecture

Data centers are a driving force behind the internet, giving companies “a centralized facility to run their digital infrastructure and services, around the clock, and without any interruption,” says VentureBeat. For example, tech giants such as Amazon, Google, Facebook, and Microsoft have built data centers around the world. 

This resource article takes a comprehensive look at data center architecture, describing core components that ensure functionality and reliability, including:

  • Servers
  • Storage systems
  • Network and communication infrastructure 
  • Security elements

It also covers different data center categories (or tiers), implementation and maintenance considerations, and best practices for operation and management.

Learn more at VentureBeat.