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IO taps McLaren to speed up its modular data centers

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Web giants such as Facebook, eBay and Google like to boast of the power-usage effectiveness (PUE) inside their data centers, but it’s rare to see cloud providers and other data center operators talking about how efficient they are with when it comes to using power. IO Data Centers markets the...
IO taps McLaren to speed up its modular data centers

Measuring to improve: comprehensive, real-world data center efficiency numbers

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To paraphrase Lord Kelvin, if you don’t measure you can’t improve. Our data center operations team lives by this credo, and we take every opportunity to measure the performance of our facilities. In the same way that you might examine your electricity bill and then tweak the thermostat, we constantly...
Measuring to improve: comprehensive, real-world data center efficiency numbers

Facebook flips the swtich on its North Carolina data center, cooled with balmy mountain air

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Since breaking ground in Western North Carolina some 16 months ago, Facebook has been running at full speed to get its newest data center online. This week, Zuckerberg & Co. flipped the switch. The new facility, located in Forest City, touts the "first major deployment" of the outfit's Open...
Facebook flips the swtich on its North Carolina data center, cooled with balmy mountain air

Facebook builds public dashboards to show real-time power and water usage levels for its data centers

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Facebook has launched two public dashboards today that show almost real-time information for power usage effectiveness (PUE) and water usage effectiveness (WUE) in two of its data centers. Users can log-in to see these two crucial metrics, alongside the external humidity and temperature, for Facebook’s data installations in Prineville, Oregon...
Facebook builds public dashboards to show real-time power and water usage levels for its data centers
Google opens up on seven years of its data center history

New data center survey shows mediocre results for energy efficiency

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A new survey suggests that large data centers might be less energy efficient than was previously thought.The survey, by Digital Realty Trust, quizzed 300 IT decision makers at large corporations in North America, each with annual revenue of at least US$1 billion or with at least 5,000 employees.The results...
New data center survey shows mediocre results for energy efficiency

Whose data centers are more efficient? Facebook’s or Google’s?

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Google is a total champ when it comes to its infrastructure, and a blog post Monday shows the search giant is running its data centers at a power usage effective (PUE) of 1.14. The PUE metric is a measure of how much extra power is required to provide each unit...
Whose data centers are more efficient? Facebook’s or Google’s?

Facebook, eBay win awards for data center efficiency

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Facebook and eBay are among the winners of this year’s Green Enterprise IT Awards, which the Uptime Institute doles out for advancements in the world of energy-efficient data centers. Dell and eBay, took home the award for “Modular Data Center Deployment” for its Project Mercury data center in downtown Phoenix....
Facebook, eBay win awards for data center efficiency

Intel immerses its servers in oil -- and they like it!

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The idea of immersing servers in oil to keep them cool isn’t entirely new — passionate gamers have been housing their systems in vegetable oil for years. But it’s time to take notice of this trend when Intel starts singing its praises as a potentially revolutionary method for slashing the price...
Intel immerses its servers in oil -- and they like it!
Google claims its data centers use 50 percent less energy than its competitors
Meet the company building AOL's micro data centers
Facebook heads down efficiency gauntlet with real-time data and open-source dashboards
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