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Phil_Britt
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12/26/2017 | 5:20:41 PM
Just a Start
Data needs continue to grow exponentially, so I would expect hyperscale data centers to grow at least as quickly in 2018.
danielcawrey
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12/27/2017 | 1:40:50 PM
Re: Just a Start
Good primer on hyperscale. I didn't know the technical details of what's inside these buildings. Hyperscale is exactly what it means: Efficient, powerfule and low cost for the amount of hardware deployed. 
kq4ym
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12/30/2017 | 4:30:21 PM
Re: Just a Start
With "400 hyperscale data centers," now I would bet that China's current small percentage may grow pretty fast in coming years. I wonder how many of the centers are built with big incentives from local governments subsidizing through tax incentives and other goodies? That might be interesting to see.
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12/30/2017 | 7:49:58 PM
Re: Just a Start
@kq4ym Interesting question. That prompted me to look it up, and I found this: http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/2013/11/06/what-are-top-states-for-data-center-tax-breaks

The top three states identified  are Virginia, Texas, and Arizona. Each one oeprates a bit differently. 
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