Data center strategies with no data center power redundancy?
First came data centers with no chillers. But is the industry ready for a data center with no UPS and no generators?
That seems like a radical concept. But Yahoo is considering going without UPS (uninterruptible power supply) and generators for some future data center projects. It’s not alone in advocating design choices that represent a huge departure from current practice. A number of data center designers are urging clients to consider limiting UPS support to loads that are genuinely critical.
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