[ceph-users] Blog post: storage server power consumption

Simon Leinen simon.leinen at switch.ch
Mon Nov 6 14:12:03 PST 2017

It was a cold and rainy weekend here, so I did some power measurements
of the three types of storage servers we got over a few years of running
Ceph in production, and compared the results:


The last paragraph contains a challenge to developers: Can we save more
power in "cold storage" applications by turning off idle disks?
Crazy idea, or did anyone already try this?

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