Inside America’s Five Largest Data Centers [Infographic]

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By Jason Fitzpatrick on November 10th, 2011

Data centers are big business and quietly support and shape much of your online experience. This infographic takes a look at the five largest centers in America.

How large is large? The smallest data center in the list is a little over 5 times the size of the average Wal-Mart super store. The largest is around 11 times larger than your average Wal-Mart and is powered by 50 diesel generators.

Hit up the link below for a high-res version of the infographic.

Inside 5 of America’s Largest Data Centers [Wikibon via Mashable]

Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 11/10/11
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