Saturday, October 20, 2012

Powering the Cloud: Big Energy in Data Centers

Many of us rely on the cloud far more than we know, and the convenience of information on demand regardless of location or device is bewitching. Few have gotten a chance to see what really makes the cloud tick. In this month's Wired, Steven Levy writes about his rare opportunity to visit several of Google's data centers, and learn about how they've been driving cost and eenrgy waste out of their business. It's a great read about one of the giants in an industry that consumes 1.5% of the eberhy used throughout the entire planet.

Enjoy "Google Throws Open Doors to Its Top-Secret Data Center."
http://www.wired.com/wiredenterprise/2012/10/ff-inside-google-data-center/all/