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March 5, 2006

Google shifts to AMD on the server

Filed under: Links — rakhesh @ 4:56 pm

Despite the fact that battery life is not an issue, rising energy costs have caused the industry to start looking at power efficiency in a whole new way. According to Urs Holzle, Google’s vice president of engineering and operations, the cost of running a server 24 x 7 x 365, for its three-year lifetime starts to approach half as much as it cost to buy the hardware initially. For a company like Google, which runs thousands of servers constantly to provide its core service, these costs can add up. §



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