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'It's driving up the heat density within data centers:' Why AI and 5G are contributing to climate concerns

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The increasing prevalence of artificial intelligence and 5G technology are threatening to drive up energy consumption, putting the technology sector on par with the aviation industry in the amount of CO-2 it releases, according to a leading researcher at Gartner.While data centers, tasked ...

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'It's driving up the heat density within data centers:' Why AI and 5G are contributing to climate concerns

'It's driving up the heat density within data centers:' Why AI and 5G are contributing to climate concerns

The increasing prevalence of artificial intelligence and 5G technology are threatening to drive up energy consumption, putting the technology sector on par with the aviation industry in the ...

Your Netflix binging isn’t killing the planet—yet

Your Netflix binging isn’t killing the planet—yet

The world's data centers are getting much more energy-efficient. But the rise of AI threatens to wipe out those gains.

The environmental cost of keeping mail and files online keeps rising

The environmental cost of keeping mail and files online keeps rising

Everyone has seen warnings at the end of email saying, "Please consider the environment before printing." But for those who care about global warming, you

Want to save the planet? Cut back on email

Want to save the planet? Cut back on email

NEW YORK: Everyone has seen the warning. At the bottom of the email, it says: “Please consider the environment before printing.” But for those who care about global warming, you might want ...

Sustainable Data Centers

Sustainable Data Centers

Pausable data centers using SSDs located near sustainable energy sources could provide low cost computing for many applications and make these energy sources more economical. In addition, ...

Amazon, Google, Microsoft: Here's Who Has the Greenest Cloud

Amazon, Google, Microsoft: Here's Who Has the Greenest Cloud

A WIRED report card on the top three cloud providers shows how their environmental claims stack up.

Cut Back on Email If You Want to Fight Global Warming

Cut Back on Email If You Want to Fight Global Warming

(Bloomberg) -- Everyone has seen the warning. At the bottom of the email, it says: “Please consider the environment before printing.” But for those who care about global warming, you might ...

Do Emails Contribute to Global Warming?

Do Emails Contribute to Global Warming?

"Cut back on email if you want to fight global warming," read the headline on a recent article at Bloomberg: [A]ll those messages require energy to preserve them. And despite the tech ...

MOST POPULAR STORIES

MOST POPULAR STORIES

The cloud is forged in fire it seems, but scalable, sustainable services will require new innovation.

Understand IoT data storage options for data deluge

Understand IoT data storage options for data deluge

IoT leaders should know what their IoT data storage options are beyond the cloud and understand each alternative's limitations and advantages. Discover the choices, including on-device, ...

Tech Executives Spearhead Green Initiatives

Tech Executives Spearhead Green Initiatives

Information-technology executives are pushing to make their systems more energy-efficient, developing and tweaking software to cut waste and tracking how much energy their operations ...

Data Center Technology Trends: Where is the Growing Business of Data Centers Headed?

Data Center Technology Trends: Where is the Growing Business of Data Centers Headed?

Businesses must prepare for the developments ahead, including data center technology trends, and use strategies to make the most of data in today's world.

The true cost of AI innovation

The true cost of AI innovation

"As the world’s attention has shifted to climate change, the field of AI is beginning to take note of its carbon cost. Research done at the Allen Institute for AI by Roy Schwartz et al. ...

Data centers in 2020: Automation, cheaper memory

Data centers in 2020: Automation, cheaper memory

As data centers grow in 2020, enterprises will refine the balance between on-premises and cloud resources, adopt AI on servers and try to manage data sprawl effectively.

How to stop data centres from gobbling up the world’s electricity

How to stop data centres from gobbling up the world’s electricity

The energy-efficiency drive at the information factories that serve us Facebook, Google and Bitcoin.

Greenpeace Accuses AWS of Fueling Virginia Data Center Growth with Dirty Energy

Greenpeace Accuses AWS of Fueling Virginia Data Center Growth with Dirty Energy

Cloud giant says the activists’ conclusions are based on faulty data but doesn’t reveal the real numbers.

6 Fascinating Facts About Data Centers

6 Fascinating Facts About Data Centers

Data centers are technological marvels and continue to serve as places of innovation. Here are a few data center facts everyone should know.