When you’re sitting at home or at work, tapping away in your Web browser, you hardly ever consider where your request queries are being dealth with.
Sure they’re runing on a computer _somewhere_ on the Internet, perhaps in a data centre, but do you really know what goes on behind making that machine run?
The video below gives you an insight in the quite how much infrastructure si needed to run the most demanding of data centers. Summary – Loads!
Every step of the process has to be considered, duplicated and made rock solid.
Even things like holding the deseil fuel just in case they need to run the backup generators requires huge logistics.
A facinating look at a world you’d never normally see.
Thanks to @psychemedia for Tweeting about it.