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Submission + - Oracle's largest internal database: 101TB (

BDPrime writes: Oracle's largest internal database is 101 terabytes large, and it runs Oracle's own email and collaboration software called Beehive. It handles more than 140,000 users and 3.5 million emails per day. Oh, and it runs on nine Oracle Exadatas, the company's big integrated database servers.

Submission + - Data center bust coming? (

An anonymous reader writes: Blogger and data center manager Chuck Goolsbee says the data center bust is coming. He cites the Savvis and Navisite stock plunges as an early indicator. From the article: The big money is flowing, so data center operators are building what they can, while they can... Are they overbuilding? Of course they are. They are banking space now to tide them over after the capital flow stops, because it will stop. If history is a guide, the stop will come sometime in the next year or two.

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