PUE for data centers – updated measurement of energy efficiency

On our sister blog, ServerProblemsSolved.com, I’ve published some thoughts about the updated data center efficiency metric called PUE, short for Power Usage Effectiveness. If you are responsible for a data center or are interested in green IT, make sure to read as well the white paper put out by the Green Grid that details the updates that […]

Server rooms get hotter in Zurich

IBM’s new data center offers bold new ideas about how to cool servers. It has long been taken for granted that the best way to control the temperature in a server room was to keep it as cool as possible by blowing out the heat generated by processors inside the servers with chassis fans. IBM’s […]