Take a tour inside a Google data center and learn about the security, sustainability and architecture of Google’s infrastructure. Yes, get ready for a ton of server racks.
In this video, we visit a Google data center in South Carolina. Security is very tight at a Google data center. A very small percentage of Google employees are actually authorized to enter a data center campus. The level of security increases as you get closer to the center of the campus, where the data center actually sits. Google’s racks don’t look like traditional server racks. They are custom built so the company can optimize the servers for hyper efficiency and high performance computing. Google has a thorough end-to-end chain of custody process for managing the replacement of drives.