Googles Green Data Centers - Google Bleeds Green

By Clint Boulton  |  Posted 2008-10-02 Print this article Print

Search giant Google claims that, since its inception a decade ago, it has endeavored to make its computing infrastructure "as sustainable as possible," while making sure as little energy is wasted as possible.

While the number of commodity computers that Google has built is a closely guarded secret, the company maintains that the machines, and the dozens of data centers all over the world that house them, are necessary to help organize the world's information through Google's search and other Internet applications. eWEEK looks at Google's method for maximizing computing power while conserving energy in this slide show.

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