Energy consumption vs % utilization?

james edwards hackerwacker at
Tue Oct 26 18:54:23 UTC 2004

> 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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