Google has spent more than a decade striving to improve the energy efficiency of their data centers. There are many simple design choices that you can apply to both small and large data centers to improve efficiency. This series of videos takes you through the top 5 recommended best practices from Google’s data center experts.
The second video in the series describes one of the most fundamental best practices — managing airflow. It also takes a tour round one of Google’s corporate data centers, and describes some of the easy fixes implemented to increase the efficiency of the data center. These fixes are relevant to all data centers, small or large.