29 Feb '12, 3am

How eBay's Data Center Makes e-Commerce More Energy Efficient: By building its new data center for energy effici...

How eBay's Data Center Makes e-Commerce More Energy Efficient: By building its new data center for energy effici...

With its newest data center, though, eBay is readying itself for even larger loads while consolidating the equipment it already has and using energy more efficiently, in part by taking advantage of free cooling. The company developed its new Phoenix facility, dubbed Project Mercury, with guidance from The Green Grid on best practices for energy efficient and adaptable data centers. That guidance includes The Green Grid's Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) metric, which measures how much energy coming into a data center is used to power computing instead of cooling, lighting or other equipment. It’s typically used to benchmark performance and track improvements. But instead of using the metric to measure its efficiency after building the data center, eBay decided to make PUE -- along with the total cost of ownership, which includes the cost of the servers and the total cost of...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2012/02/28/how-ebays-data-ce...

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