North American Network Operators Group|
Date Prev | Date Next | Date Index | Thread Index | Author Index | Historical
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 <[email protected]> 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.