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    Jun212012

    Zynga's CIO makes a call for energy efficiency

    Zynga's CIO Debra Chrapaty wishes for innovation in server power consumption. Below is a video that can you can watch.

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    And, here is a post on the presentation.

    Zynga’s biggest disappointment with running its own data center? Power consumption.

    Even though electrical power can account for 40 percent of the cost of running large-scale infrastructure, Chrapaty said Zynga has only seen “slight evolutions” in terms of things like server cooling. “We’ve yet to see true advances like alternative-energy-run data centers,” she said. “It’s certainly a topic worth a couple of hours of discussion.”

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