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Check this Virtual Tour of Sun's DataCenter - And GlassFish v3 Launch?

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I've only used
Second Life
a couple of times and in either time I didn't spend enough time to have a good feel for the experience -
I'll confess I'm not a gamer, unless you count the occasional
Rock Band -
pointed me to a recent event that seemed compelling.


You may have heard about Sun's DataCenters in
and in
Santa Clara.
Greg P and
Dean Nelson
recently hosted an event at Second Life
that focuses on how to improve cooling through different arrangements in those Data Centers.

Check out
Mary's note
or go see the
I found it useful and even entertaining.
You can also go directly to the
Sun Pavilion
in Second Life,
the artifacts are there, but I couldn't figure out how
do something like play with the airflow simulation during my short visit.

On a related topic,
we have been talking about doing an online event for the GlassFish v3 FCS launch.
If you are interested in applying to be in the organizing committee, send me email with your info.

Join the discussion

Comments ( 3 )
  • Dave Saturday, July 25, 2009

    Quite why Sun don't use Project Wonderland for this is anyone's guess.

  • Eduardo Pelegri-Llopart Saturday, July 25, 2009

    Good question. I think Wonderland is not yet ready, plus SecondLife has its own community of people.

  • Eduardo Pelegri-Llopart Monday, August 10, 2009

    Sun and Emerson work together on next-gen Data Center for Sandia Labs -


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