Archive For November 22, 2009

Is Sandia National Lab’s Red Sky Really Able to Deliver a PUE of 1.035?

Sometime back I whined that Power Usage Efficiency (PUE) is a seriously abused term: PUE and Total Power Usage Efficiency. But I continue to use it because it gives us a rough way to compare the efficiency of different data centers. It’s a simple metric that takes the total power delivered to a facility (total…

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