Failover Architectures: the Infrastructural Excess of the Data Centre Industry - Failed Architecture
Laurel Schwulst

Data centres form the core of the globally interconnected infrastructure we call the 'cloud'. At its most basic, cloud computing refers to an infrastructural shift from desktop computing (where files and applications were stored on the local hard drives of our computers) to a form of online computing (where these are stored in data centres accessed remotely 'as a service' through the Internet).