09 Sep '11, 10pm

The Story Behind Google's Huge Appetite for Energy

Google this week dumped a massive amount of data about how much energy it uses (a lot), and how efficiently the company uses it (quite). As per usual with Google, the news came out via a blog post , this one from Urs Hoelzle, Google's Senior Vice President of Technical Infrastructure, who writes in part that, "For the last decade, energy use has been an obsession." Hoelzle's post, lifting the curtain on a broad new Google Green site , followed an earlier report this week that spelled out how using Gmail is 80 times less carbon-intensive than using other email services, because of how efficiently Google runs its data centers. To follow on that peek inside its data centers, Google published a comprehensive and downright pretty (especially from a company that has been criticized as letting its visual design live or die "strictly by the sword of data" ) website that digs into ...

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