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2013

Computer and Systems Architecture

Data Center Efficiency

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Energy Overhead Of The Graphical User Interface In Server Operating Systems, Heather Brotherton, J. Eric Dietz, John Mcgrory, Fred Mtenzi Oct 2013

Energy Overhead Of The Graphical User Interface In Server Operating Systems, Heather Brotherton, J. Eric Dietz, John Mcgrory, Fred Mtenzi

Heather M Brotherton

Evidence of graphical user interface server operating system energy overhead is presented. It is posed that data centers would have substantial energy savings by eliminating graphical user interface operating systems.


Datacenter Efficiency Measures, Heather M. Brotherton Dec 2012

Datacenter Efficiency Measures, Heather M. Brotherton

Heather M Brotherton

This document answers the questions, “What are relative energy efficiency measures (percentage of energy reductions) that are available to data centers for improving energy efficiency?” and, “What types of certifications are now available to data centers?”


Energy Costs For Data Center Operations, Heather M. Brotherton Dec 2012

Energy Costs For Data Center Operations, Heather M. Brotherton

Heather M Brotherton

This document answers the questions: What are relative energy costs for data center operations (energy per unit computing) and how do sources of fuel impact data center operation costs geographically across the US?