Weird data center locations: Data centers in space

Ryan Arsenault, Assistant Editor


#7: Data centers in space

A diagram of Server Sky
(Image credit: ServerSky)

If you thought the concept of floating data centers was weird enough, try data centers in space. Keith Lofstrom, an Oregon engineer, had a small device with a flash drive and Ethernet ports used as a computer firewall serve as his muse for this solar-powered server that can travel through space. It's called Server Sky.

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This was first published in April 2010

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