Lightning strikes result in Google data loss

Google says data has been wiped from discs at one of its data centres in Belgium – after it was struck by lightning four times.

Some people have permanently lost access to their files as a result.

A number of disks damaged following the lightning strikes did, however, later became accessible.

Generally, data centres require more lightning protection than most other buildings.

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Source Credits: BBC Technology

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