Abstract:The environmental impact of data centers is significant and is growing rapidly. Servers alone in the US consumed 1.2% of the nation's energy in 2005, according to the EPA. In the following year, the EPA found that the cost of energy rose by 10%. However, there are many opportunities for greater efficiency through integrated design and management of data center components. To that end, we propose a sustainable data center that replaces conventional resource delivery models with a framework centered around the s… Show more
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