Disaster Recovery in the Micro Data Centre

The new generation of data centres might just be like bacteria, splitting and doubling in number at frequent intervals, to create a host of smaller individual data centres instead of just one massive one. At least one data centre provider sees cloud computing as limited in terms of latency, making the “big data centre in the sky” with its 100-millisecond or more latency less suitable for certain applications, like real time control of machines. Other advantages include local data storage without the need to send high volumes of data over the net. But what about disaster recovery for this new plethora of data centres? Read more