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Re: Google's PUE
On Thu, 2 Oct 2008, Patrick W. Gilmore wrote: > > Personally, I am glad GOOG is posting their PUE. People who talk about > additional metrics are correct - more information is better. But some > information is better than none, and PUE is a perfectly valid data > point. It doesn't measure everything, but that does not make it > completely useless. Given Google's history of .. shall we say reticence > regarding internal information, it's nice to see SOMETHING from them. > So let's encourage it and see if they release more. Also relevant is this paper: "Power provisioning for a warehouse-sized computer" http://research.google.com/archive/power_provisioning.pdf Tony. -- f.anthony.n.finch <dot@xxxxxxxx> http://dotat.at/ GERMAN BIGHT: WEST 5 OR 6 VEERING NORTHWEST 6 TO GALE 8, BACKING SOUTHWEST 5 OR 6 LATER. ROUGH OR VERY ROUGH. SQUALLY SHOWERS. MODERATE OR GOOD.