Patrick W. Gilmore
patrick at ianai.net
Wed Oct 1 13:21:40 CDT 2008
On Oct 1, 2008, at 2:04 PM, Martin Hannigan wrote:
>> Personally, I think only a self-owned DC could get that low. A
>> general purpose DC would have too many inefficiencies since someone
>> like Equinix must have randomly sized cages, routers and servers,
>> custom-built suites, etc. By owning both sides, GOOG gets a boost.
>> But it's still frickin' amazing, IMHO.
> I wonder what it cost? :-)
What cost to the environment of not doing it?
OK, green hat off. :) Seriously, I doubt GOOG isn't seeing serious
savings from this over time. If they weren't why would they do it?
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