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Green Information Technology by Babak Akhgar, Colin Pattinson, Mohammad Dastbaz

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Chapter 12

Critical Issues for Data Center Energy Efficiency

Colin Pattinson; Ah-Lian Kor*; Roland Cross    Leeds Beckett University, Leeds, UK* Corresponding author. a.kor@leedsbeckett.ac.uk

Abstract

This chapter is based on the project Measuring Data Centre Efficiency (Pattinson and Cross, 2013) funded under the JISC Grant Funding 14/10: JISC Greening ICT Programme (October 2010). More specifically, it resides under initiative I of that call, Rapid Innovation in ICT. The metering methodology employed for this project fostered metering at varying granularity (e.g., measurement of energy use for individual devices/location of the data center; measurement of energy use for aggregated devices/locations). The project provided real experimental ...

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