energy-optimization

Linux kernel optimized for power management

Posted in energy-optimization, oracle, servers on September 29th, 2010 by FrankM – Comments Off

Oracle updates its Linux kernel and provides for optimization of power requirements and efficient energy consumption.  …

…   “Modern: Provides optimizations for large NUMA servers; improved power management and energy efficiency; fine grained CPU and memory resource control. “   …

Via Oracle: Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel for Oracle Linux.
     

Apple 27in Monitor adjusts to optimize power consumption

Posted in ambient-air-cooling, apple, computer-monitor, energy-optimization, epeat-gold, power-conservation on September 17th, 2010 by FrankM – Comments Off

Apple starts shipping its 27-inch Cinema Display LCD monitor, which incorporates energy optimization feature and achieves a Gold EPEAT rating.  …

…   “light sensor that can adjust the screen brightness according to ambient lighting in the room. The feature not only makes for great viewing, it also conserves energy. “   …

Via TMCNet: Apple 27 Inch Monitor.

Wireless Sensor Network Senses Energy Hogs

Posted in arch-rock, energy-consumption, energy-optimization, energy-visibility, portal, sensors, utility-bill, visibility, wireless-sensor-network on April 14th, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

Arch Rock launches wireless energy monitoring system that provides visibility to energy consumption, enabling facility managers to address issues and improve efficiency. …

… “Energy Optimizer combines Arch Rock’s PhyNet IP-based enterprise-class wireless sensor network (WSN) technology, specialized circuit-mountable energy sensors, and a web-based Energy Visibility Portal. Data gathered by the sensors appears on the portal in the form of actionable reports revealing far more detail than a monthly utility bill: users can see exactly when and where a building is consuming energy, identify energy gluttons, find usage spikes and compare current usage against past baselines. ” …

Via Arch Rock: ENERGY-USAGE INFORMATION VIA IP-BASED WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORK