Hintemann, R. & Hinterholzer, S. (2019). Energy Consumption of Data Centers Worldwide – How will the Internet become Green? Presented at ICT4S, Lappeenranta, Finland.
This article deals with the questions of whether and to what extent the energy consumptionof data centers have increased in the past and what future developments can be expected. In addition, future challenges to sustainable data center operation will be analyzed. The article deals in particular with the topics of improving the energy efficiency of IT hardware and software, the use of regenerative electricity for the operation of data centers, and the use of waste heat from data centers.Ansehen