Data Center Data center power consumption:
Chapter 2: Data center power management
Data center power consumption
Data centers can no longer get away with installing more and more equipment to handle business needs. IT departments are coming to the realization that power is a finite resource and looking for ways to get the most from their infrastructure. These articles give some perspective and much-needed help on this issue.
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03 Mar 2010
Article - Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS) transforms its malfunctioning data center power and cooling setup into a tier 3 data center in two years.
19 Mar 2008
Article - The beta of the Department of Energy's DC Pro tool is due out in May. It will help users determine data center energy efficiency and provide recommendations on improvement.
06 Feb 2007
Interview - I recently visited APC's Research and Development facility in Billerica, MA, to get a first-hand look at their approach to data center cooling. During the visit, American Power Conversion Corp. Chief Technical Officer Neil Rasmussen offered his thoughts...
21 Nov 2006
Article - Pacific Gas and Electric has a new incentive program that will reward customers with cash for every kilowatt-hour they save thanks to virtualization.
13 Nov 2006
Article - Heather Peck, senior manager of infrastructure at eBay says data center power issues aren't going away anytime soon. Even as vendors come up with more efficient servers, density problems will continue to plague data center managers.
26 Oct 2006
Article - Attendees at this week's Data Center Decisions conference in Chicago said power and cooling are the primary limiting factors to data center performance.
24 May 2006
Article - Carnegie Mellon opened a new showcase data center that doubles as a research facility to study data center power consumption.