Where Extreme Low-Energy Servers Fit Well

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Summary

Extreme low-energy servers can slash energy and space use versus traditional data center servers, but only for the right types of software and workloads. With the wrong workload, they can waste energy, space and money, and may be entirely unable to handle the work.

Table of Contents

  • What You Need to Know
  • Analysis
    • Possible Good-Fit Candidates for Extreme Low-Energy Servers
    • Possible Bad-Fit Candidates for Extreme Low-Energy Servers
    • Extreme Low-Energy Servers Versus Traditional Servers
      • Work and Workloads
      • HPC Tasks
    • Benchmarking the Application on a Suitable System
  • Recommended Reading
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