Wednesday, December 30, 2009

datacenter design for HPC: Rate of Convective Heat Transfer q = hA(Ts − Tb); need CFM/kw < 100 & <<150

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Monday, December 28, 2009

RT @GoKunming: Cycling From Kunming To The Vietnam Border - Part One http://bit.ly/4Nhmpy travel

Sunday, December 27, 2009

Thursday, December 24, 2009

Sunday, December 20, 2009

Saturday, December 19, 2009

A competitive board game on building *power grids* http://bit.ly/7INJnS datacenter infrastructure cool

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Scaling challenges for future planet wide systems, not just 10*Facebook http://bit.ly/4PRGtH
Infographic coins remove confusion about value http://bit.ly/82uk8h <-but need clear country id! travel

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

datacenter container show review incl. IBM with flex config that addresses adoption barrier http://bit.ly/6XsrAb

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

British Airways (BA) strike next week for 12 days, 12Dec-2Jan? http://bit.ly/5GKxXR travel Oweee!
Looks like Agoda is big in Asia for hotel travel discounts, but not much splash in US except for FlyerTalk http://bit.ly/4QZ8QG
Cueva del Milodon (Milodon Cave), Chile mapped with photo/website data http://bit.ly/4rpmrv travel

Monday, December 14, 2009

Amazon spot EC2 instances, run work as long as your bid exceeds current spot price http://bit.ly/6GjKJ1
datacenter power arbitrage: 120v AC 30A rack in downtown SF $21/amp/month; $1K install

Sunday, December 13, 2009

Mapping Patagonia Andes routes. Campamento de Agostini Chile map backpacking travel http://bit.ly/5Em4Aj

Friday, December 11, 2009

RT @sidboswell: Broadband mapping may have just gotten easier http://bit.ly/8gBRyV <-IDInsight's Broadband Scout http://bit.ly/4Efzco

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Roundup of possibly worthwhile Google Chrome extensions http://bit.ly/7bxeiM
Lenovo Thinkpad System Update R4 for windows7 (found it previously, but not apparent today, duh) http://bit.ly/4W2TcG
Can Google Spanner principles be adapted to minimum case of 2 geo dispersed datacenter ? http://bit.ly/4NLkWJ
Need to reread Google on distributed systems, especially storage design. Light on network design. http://bit.ly/8r0uJl

Thursday, December 03, 2009

datacenter site considerations: avoid electric power from coal. US energy map http://bit.ly/8rgYzM

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Google wave still doesn't like iPhone. Inbox is ok, but wave display is blacked out on the right 1/3.
Global online mapping competition 15 Dec 09-31 Jan 10 http://bit.ly/8HhEh6
Interactive Mapping for Filmmakers @ BAVC, SF 12/3; 7PM http://bit.ly/8TTnjD
Japanese Google Picasa:quick response/QR bar codes with Web addresses. Scan QR code with phone; links to online photos http://bit.ly/4UhRST

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Corporate Win 7 distro still borked with some weirdo authorization issue. Thanks Microsoft.