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Re: Energy consumption vs % utilization?

  • From: Alex Rubenstein
  • Date: Tue Oct 26 15:10:01 2004

Thats an insane statement.

Are you saying, "You are only wasting money on things if you aren't profitable" ?

/action shakes head.

On Tue, 26 Oct 2004, james edwards wrote:

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

It is only waste is the P & L statement is showing no profit.

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