Intel Improves Power Management in Datacenters

Friday May 1st 2009 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff

New software gives a more accurate measure of power in use, and shifts it to where it is needed, so long as you buy a Nehalem server.

[From InternetNews]

Intel has unveiled the Intel Data Center Manager, a software development kit for monitoring power consumption on datacenter servers and adjusting power consumption on an as-needed basis.

The caveat? The servers have to utilize Intel's Intelligent Power Node Manager embedded in Intel's newly launched Xeon 5500 "Nehalem" generation of server chips to fully use this software.

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