Server Room to Datacenter To Compute Container

Over at c|net Ina Fried has a short article, including video interview, about what “… could be the largest data center in the world," according to Arne Josefsberg, GM of infrastructure services for Microsoft's data center operations.

But it is not only the potentially largest datacenter, it is also a quite unusual datacenter. The servers come in a data containers (literally). Computers of this datacenter are set up in large shipping containers. All you need for this datacenter is a parking lot, power, water for cooling and a wide network pipe.

Find out about the pros and cons and how you – regardless of the size of your company – can take advantage of this innovative setting in Windy City. Only one word: Windows Azure.