About Perspectives

Perspectives focuses on high-scale services, data center design and operations, server hardware design and optimization, high-scale storage software and hardware systems, flash memory, service design principles, power efficiency and power management.

Most recent posting: http://perspectives.mvdirona.com.

Talks and presentations: http://mvdirona.com/jrh/Work.

About the Author: James is VP and Distinguished Engineer at Amazon Web Services where he focuses on infrastructure efficiency, reliability, and scaling. Prior to AWS, James held leadership roles on several high-scale products and services including Windows Live, Exchange Hosted Services, Microsoft SQL Server, and IBM DB2. He loves all things services related and is interested in optimizing all components from data center power and cooling infrastructure, through server design, networking systems, and the distributed software systems they host