Energy consumption vs % utilization?

Alex Rubenstein alex at nac.net
Tue Oct 26 19:07:36 UTC 2004


Thats an insane statement.

Are you saying, "You are only wasting money on things if you aren't 
profitable" ?

/action shakes head.



On Tue, 26 Oct 2004, james edwards wrote:

>
>>
>> Sorry, this is somewhat OT.
>>
>> I'm looking for information on energy consumption vs percent utilization.
>> In other words if your datacenter consumes 720 MWh per month, yet on
>> average your servers are 98% underutilized, you are wasting a lot of
>> energy (a hot topic these days). Does anyone here have any real data on
>> this?
>>
>> Grisha
>
> It is only waste is the P & L statement is showing no profit.
>

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