A new data center industry report reveals that there’s a long way to go before anyone can claim the sector is in any way “green.” By one standard, just 12 percent of the data centers the report’s authors surveyed are either markedly efficient, or sustainable or, yes, green.
Super Micro Computer, Inc. (SMCI)has released its second annual Data Centres and the Environment report based on an industry survey of over 5,000 IT professionals. Results demonstrated again this year that the majority of data centre leaders do not fully consider green initiatives for the growing build-out of data centre infrastructures, increasing data centre costs, and impacting the environment.
Recording live at the Intel AI Summit event in San Francisco California, Ray Pang Head of Technology Enablement at Supermicro, joins the Intel on AI Podcast to talk about the long term collaboration between Intel and Supermicro.
Supermicro has released its second annual Data Centers and the Environment report, which is based on an industry survey of over 5,000 IT professionals. After analyzing the results, the company has determined that the majority of data center leaders do not “fully consider” green initiatives when building-out data center infrastructures.
Supermicro Second Annual Green Data Center Report Finds Opportunity for Saving Millions in Energy Costs, and Reductions in E-Waste
In case your calendar doesn’t show holidays, it’s less than two weeks until Christmas (13 unlucky days to match today’s date of Friday the 13th). The good news? Office snacks will improve greatly next week. Bad news? Some of those snacks will be last year’s fruitcake. The reward for vigilance is a tooth that remains uncracked on super-stale pecans embedded in concrete-like cake filled with fossilized fruit.
In case you hadn’t noticed, solid-state drives keep getting bigger and faster. Back in 2008, a state-of-the-art enterprise SSD offered 32GB of capacity and moved files at up to 250 MB/s. Today, a 32TB version can read data sequentially at 3,200 MB/s. That’s a 1000x size increase and more than 10x speed-up.