The Green Data Center. Paul Weiss UCOP UCCSC – 7/21/08. Power huge $$$ Sharing opportunity Expertise & Techniques significant savings Inaction = lost opportunity and wasted $$$ . Power - Expensive. UC cost today is likely to be in the neighborhood of $1,000,000/yr/Megawatt
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UCCSC – 7/21/08
UC cost today is likely to be in the neighborhood of $1,000,000/yr/Megawatt
But – it isn’t going to get better
The cost of buying a wintel server will be <= the cost to power/cool the server during its usable lifetime.
This has huge financial ramifications.Power - Expensive
How much power does UC use?
UC Grid …
Techniques and approaches can positively impact data center energy consumption and improve energy efficiency.
1. Improved Operation = 30% improvement in infrastructure energy efficiency from improved airflow management
2. Best Practice = Up to 70% improvement in infrastructure energy efficiency from all measures in “Improved operation” scenario plus:
3. State-of-the Art = Up to 80% improvement in infrastructure energy efficiency due to all measures in “Best practice” scenario, plus: