Data warehouses http://kplu.org en Quincy data centers’ diesel generators debated http://kplu.org/post/quincy-data-centers%E2%80%99-diesel-generators-debated <p>The eastern Washington town of Quincy may get another 28 large diesel engines for its growing data center industry. That&#39;s the subject <a href="http://www.ecy.wa.gov/news/2011/166.html">of a state-run public meeting today</a> at Quincy&#39;s city hall.</p><p>Some residents are concerned about the pollution that comes from the big generators.</p><p>Some of your Internet queries might get answered by one of the thousands of servers spinning away in the town of Quincy. Those servers can&#39;t go dark even for a second.</p> Wed, 13 Jul 2011 16:43:32 +0000 Anna King 2079 at http://kplu.org High-tech ‘crops’ growing fast in Quincy, but will the bounty last? http://kplu.org/post/high-tech-%E2%80%98crops%E2%80%99-growing-fast-quincy-will-bounty-last <p>QUINCY, Wash. &ndash; Located just north of the Gorge in the eastern part of the state, the town of Quincy used to be a stop for trains to get more water. But in the last five years it&rsquo;s quickly becoming a regional center for the online world. That&rsquo;s because email messages, family photos and tax info are being stored in huge data centers here.</p><p>It&rsquo;s a new kind of crop for this rural farming community, but some are asking if the bounty will last?</p><p> Mon, 27 Jun 2011 21:06:09 +0000 Anna King 1963 at http://kplu.org High-tech ‘crops’ growing fast in Quincy, but will the bounty last?