Linux Captures the 'Green' Flag, Beats Windows 2008 Power-Saving Measures
Jun 09, 2008, 14:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tom Henderson, Rand Dvorak)
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"Ensuring your servers stamp as small a carbon footprint as
possible on the earth and in your data center can encompass
everything from making sure they are shipped in recyclable
packaging to hiring an analyst who can predict the total life-cycle
"For this test, we examined power consumption as a way to judge
whether Windows Server 2008 or Linux is, in fact, the 'greener'
operating system. As the price of power hits record heights, power
reduction mechanisms shipping within an operating system should
play a key role in you energy conservation plan..."