In your opinion, what do these three events have in common: A social network (VK) user posts a new photo; someone uses Assist to make an online purchase with a bank card; and car is brought to CarPrice and appears in the auction stream.
Just over two years have passed, or rather flown by, since the grand opening of the Tsvetochnaya 2 data center. In our article covering the event, we not only shared photos from the festivities, but briefly looked at the data center’s infrastructure. We soon started thinking that it’d be a great idea to publish a series of articles that take a more in-depth look at these systems. Well, we’ve finally managed to take a break from our day-to-day and put our plan into action.
At the heart of it, the operations of any data center rest on three pillars: power, cooling, and security. Without a doubt, the key system here is power. Read more