A new business model is sweeping the world
"In times past, you bought something once and it was yours forever.
Today, you pay for regular access and get a product that's always up to date.
It applies to groceries, clothes, and even software.
This comes with distinct advantages for both the company and the customer.
With software, the product is constantly developed and improved. When you look around, there are mature solutions that have all the bells and whistles but they're always adding more..."
There's no one tool that can do it all. But in the end, it is all about tools that provide maximum ROI within the given budget
"Automation of IT and cloud infrastructure has become a must in modern times. The rapid automation process is led by the surge of effective and helpful IT/cloud automation tools in the market. However, there are a lot of challenges while selecting tools, such as a lack of powerful computing, inconsistency in data monitoring, network issues, and troubleshooting..."
Data centers must track multiple temperature components. Organizations can use ASHRAE standards and on-premises hardware for easier monitoring
"A data center's operating environment is as important to system availability as reliable power and software. Good data center temperature and humidity controls are an essential part of facility monitoring and upkeep. By following the latest recommendations, admins can preserve their hardware while also saving energy..."
The data center energy efficiency metric, power usage effectiveness, or PUE, is not improving. But one supercomputer data center is showing that big improvements are possible
"After years of big gains, the energy efficiency of data centers has stalled. The key data center efficiency measurement, power usage effectiveness, is not improving. It even declined a little from last year.
The reason may have to do with the limits of the technology in use by the majority of data centers..."
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