Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Facebook open-sourcing PUE dashboards

As part of their OpenCompute initiative, Facebook is now also open-sourcing the code for their dashboards to report PUE and WUE of their data centers. Rackspace is also leveraging this code to report on numbers from their data centers. You can view this in action for FB's Prineville Data Center to get a sense for its capabilities. This could be an interesting direction for all cloud companies to disclose real time efficiency numbers for their operations. As discussed recently, not all internet and cloud companies are created equal when it comes to carbon footprint...

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