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Data Center R&D Roadmap
This document reflects the ideas and solutions expressed by the more than sixty experts who attended the “Vision and Roadmap Workshop on Routing Telecom and Data Centers Toward Efficient Energy Use,” held on October 15 and 16, 2008, at the Yahoo!
|DC R&D Roadmap|
High Performance Computing with High Efficiency
Presentation on the computational facility designed for the University of California in Berkeley, CA that was designed to accommodate either air or liquid cooling.
Author(s): Tschudi, B., S. Greenberg and A. Khann
|Berkeley CRT - Tschudi, Greenberg 2009|
Sybase Case Study: Database Technology Company Saves $262,000 Annually
In 2005, Sybase conducted an energy audit that revealed that their data center N+1 cooling capacity was at risk due to the center’s rapid growth.
Gaseous and Particulate Contamination Guidelines for Data Centers
ASHRAE white paper on data center airborne contamination developed by members of the TC 9.9 committee representing the following IT equipment manufacturers: AMD, Cisco, Cray, Dell, EMC, Hitachi, HP, IBM, Intel, Seagate, SGI, and Sun
|08/17/2009||Utility Webinar Flier||DOE-Utility_Webinar.png|
Control of Computer Room Air Conditioning Using IT Equipment Sensors
The goal of this demonstration was to show how sensors in IT equipment could be accessed and used to directly control computer room air conditioning.
|AC Control with IT Sensors|
Efficiency Opportunities in Data Centers - 2009
Presentation on efficiency opportunities in data centers.
Author(s): Tschudi, B.
U.S. Data Centers Save Energy Now
Presentation on Save Energy Now, which is a national initiative operated by the Department of Energy's (DOE) Industrial Technologies Prograom (ITP).
|Save Energy Now Program: Datacenters|
Demonstration of DASH at California Franchise Tax Board
Control software and wireless sensors designed for closed-loop, monitoring and control of IT equipment’s inlet air temperatures in datacenters were evaluated and tested while other datacenter cooling best practices were implemented.
|Demo of DASH_2009.pdf|
Energy Efficiency Guidelines & Best Practices in Indian Datacenters
ERE: A Metric for Measuring the Benefit of Reuse Energy from a Data Center
Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) is a base data center infrastructure metric, but it does not consider these alternate uses for the waste energy.
Data Center Electrical Power Chain Tool
This tool is designed to help assess the potential savings from efficiency actions in the electrical power chain of a data center, including lighting.
|DC Pro Electrical Systems Tool|
NSIDC Data Center: Energy Reduction Strategies
The Green Data Center Project was a successful effort to significantly reduce the energy use of the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC).
|NSIDCAirside Economization and Unique Indirect Evaporative Cooling|
Data Center Rack Cooling with Rear-door Heat Exchanger
Liquid-cooling devices were installed on server racks in a data center at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) in Figure 1. The passive-technology device removes heat generated by the servers from the airflow leaving the server rack.
|LBNL Rear Door Heat Exchanger Case Study|
Self-benchmarking Guide for Data Center Infrastructure: Metrics, Benchmarks, Actions
Guide that builds on prior data center benchmarking studies supported by the California energy Commission. Much of the benchmarking data are drawn from the LBNL data center benchmarking database that was developed from these studies.
|Datacenter Benchmarking Guide|
Demonstration of Alternative Cooling for Rack-Mounted Computer Equipment
The California Energy Commission funded a demonstration study through the Public Interest Energy Research program with the objective to compare cooling energy use of an innovative rack-mounted computer cooling design to other computer-rack cooling desig
|Demo Alternative Cooling_Rack Mounted_2010.pdf|
Estimating the Energy Use and Efficiency Potential of U.S. Data Centers
Paper that presents a bottom-up model that can be used to estimate total data center electricity demand within a region as well as the potential electricity savings associated with energy efficiency improvements.
|US Data Center Energy Use & Savings Potential|
Recommendations for Meeting Energy Efficiency Requirements for New Federal Labratories and Data Centers
The purpose of this document is to provide recommendations for meeting the energy efficiency requirements for new federal laboratories and data centers, specifically to comply with Executive Order (E.O.) 13423 and EPACT 20051.
|Labs & Data Centers EE Recommendations 2010.pdf|
Wireless Sensors Improve Data Center Energy Efficiency
As data center energy densities, measured in power per square foot, increase, energy savings for cooling can be realized by applying wireless sensor network (WSN) technology and using the gathered information to efficiently manage the data center.
|Wireless Sensors in Datacenters|
High Performance Computing Data Center Metering Protocol
This report is part of the DOE effort to develop methods for measurement in High Performance Computing (HPC) data center facilities and document system strategies that have been used in DOE data centers to increase data center energy efficiency.
|High Performance Computing Data Center Metering Protocol|
Data Center Airflow Management Retrofit
As data center energy densities, measured in power-use per square foot, increase, energy savings for cooling can be realized by optimizing airflow pathways within the data center.
|Airflow Management Case Study|
Demonstration of Rack-Mounted Computer Equipment Cooling Solutions (PIER)
Eleven cooling systems, for rack mounted computer equipment were evaluated and compared for their cooling effectiveness and their energy.
|Rack Mounted Cooling Solutions_2010.pdf|
Data Center Air Management Research
By applying a more rigorous methodology, this research focuses on how air management can be improved to save energy without negatively affecting the thermal IT-equipment environment and, in turn, the IT-equipment reliability.
Cisco Energy Management: A Case Study in Implementing Energy as a Service
Case study that provides insight into how a Cisco lab organization solved capacity challenges using innovative network-based tools and reduced total energy costs by 33 percent, functional elements of IP-enabled energy management, and how Cisco Services
Rack, Row and Passive Door IT Cooling
Presentation from the Silicon Valley Leadership Group Data Center Efficiency Summit that demonstrates Rack, Row and Passive Door IT Equipment Cooling.
Author(s): Coles, H.C.
|Chill Off 2 - Coles|