Why the US Government has so many data centers

Rafael Possamai rafael at e2wsolutions.com
Tue Mar 22 16:23:17 UTC 2016

Circuit utilization, capacity and availability shouldn't be calculated
separately in a data center environment. If you look at each separately you
risk making some expensive mistakes.

*Rafael Possamai*
Founder & CEO at E2W Solutions
*office:* (414) 269-6000
*e-mail:* rafael at e2wsolutions.com

On Tue, Mar 22, 2016 at 11:11 AM, Sean Donelan <sean at donelan.com> wrote:

> On Tue, 22 Mar 2016, Jay R. Ashworth wrote:
>> But when some Armenian script kiddie DDoSing Netflix takes down your TSA
>> terrorist lookup service, and you come to me asking why the plane blew up,
>> I'm going to tell you "because you fucking ignored my written advice on
>> the matter", while I'm packing my desk.
> DOCI is about physical data center opimization, not about network or
> service availability.
> DCOI metrics:
> - Energy metering
> - Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE)
> - Virtualization
> - Server Utilization & Automated Monitoring
> - Facility Utilization
> Why do you have two circuits with only 40% utilization. The auditor says
> that's waste, and you only need one circuit at 80% utilization for half
> the cost.

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