Operate 900 thousand servers, Google Still Save Money Electricity

Google Server
Google Server

Google needs at least 900 thousand servers to serve all users. However, the internet giant consumes only 0.01 percent of electricity from around the world supply.

It was raised by Jonathan Koomey, just write down the results of his research on the usage of electrical power source for the data center.

“Google’s data center uses only 0.01% of total electric which exist throughout the world, and less than 1% in 2010 ago,” wrote Koomey, as quoted from the data center knowledge, Tuesday (08/02/2011).

Google’s own claim that they own the data center is designed to work more effectively, such as data storage systems which they called Spanner.

Design like this makes cross-platform data management quicker, this is very helpful since Google has a lot of online services. In addition Spanner also able to allocate the data on each hard drive automatically.

“Google’s infrastructure is more efficient than in-house data center sharing. This means, not only making cloud computing more efiesien but also saving electricity,” said Koomey

180 PBI Members Password Has been Stolen

Password owned by its member organizations become partners FBI United States (U.S.) stolen hackers. Worse, the password was also leaked on the internet.

Known there are about 180 employee’s password acyl InfraGard is stolen. InfraGrad is a partner of the U.S. intelligence agencies whose function FBI to share information about the existence of physical threats against the United States as well as infrastructure.

“Someone attacked our website. At present we do not know how the attack could occur or the methods used to reveal the password,” said the Atlanta InfraGard Members Alliance President, Paul Farley, quoted from Fox News on Monday (06/06/2011).

Not only compromised, the password hacker then posted on the internet with the name Lulz Security. They also expressed appreciation for a series of cyber attacks that occurred in recent weeks.