I’ve been blogging about Green Data Center for 3 years and been discussing the concept for a bit longer. When I started blogging about green data centers it was hard to find content I could reference. Now there is so much out there, I can be selective on what to blog about.
Here is one example of how times have changed. ZDnet blogger David Chernicoff has a blog called Five Nines: The Next Generation Data Center and here are his latest posts. Look at all the green data center related topics he discusses.
About Five Nines: The Next Gen Datacenter
David Chernicoff looks at technologies that impact data center users and operators, including server consolidation and virtualization, green IT, and the latest hardware advances.
By David Chernicoff | August 30, 2010, 6:29am PDT
IT people know what a datacenter is and just what it takes to keep one up and running. But what do the local communities (and their politicians) competing for these new datacenters think they are...
By David Chernicoff | August 26, 2010, 6:53am PDT
It’s cold down in the basement. Why don’t we keep our servers there?
By David Chernicoff | August 24, 2010, 11:24am PDT
Seeing some odd behavior with your Windows Server 2008 R2 installation? There might well be a good reason for it.
By David Chernicoff | August 20, 2010, 11:51am PDT
An off the wall thought to use capabilities already at hand saves millions of compute hours at Purdue University
By David Chernicoff | August 17, 2010, 9:49am PDT
Does the “one stop shopping” experience make sense to the datacenter buyer?
By David Chernicoff | August 13, 2010, 12:47pm PDT
Does “green” change your purchasing decisions?
By David Chernicoff | August 11, 2010, 8:40am PDT
From a leader in the modular datacenter market to an afterthought. Does Oracle have a clue?
By David Chernicoff | August 6, 2010, 9:09am PDT
Green datacenters are the future. So does this come as a surprise?
By David Chernicoff | August 5, 2010, 11:27am PDT
Does a small, carbon neutral, datacenter have value?
By David Chernicoff | August 4, 2010, 6:40am PDT
Proactive management of virtualized applications is a key component of cloud success
In David’s post on No Suprise: Green Sells.
For now, “green” is a sales buzzword almost as compelling as “cloud.” But it will soon enough be simply another expectation and no longer a differentiator.