Google forced to switch off London data centre to save it during heatwave

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Google wasn't the only company affected - Oracle also switched off servers in the heat
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Google wasn't the only company affected - Oracle also switched off servers in the heat

Redundant cooling systems packed up, forcing the shutdown

The UK's recent heatwave, where temperatures hit 40°C, was behind the outage that affected Google's services in its London-based europe-west2-a zone last month. The company's was forced to shut ...

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