By Dean Nelson on Jun 28, 2009
I believe the industry needs a common way to define, address, report and regulate our datacenters. This is not just a mash up of metrics that I can apply to different aspects of my datacenter to report efficiency, it is a framework that allows us all to compare how our datacenters are built, what useful work they do and ultimately what score they achieve against others in the industry. I believe we can achieve a standard framework to compare all global datacenters regardless of industry, location, function or design. In the latest Data Center Pulse video episode, I discuss the DCP Stack Framework with Jeremy Rodriguez, the Co-Chair of the DCP Technical Advisory Board who is leading of the stack development. The goal is to define this stack, gain end user acceptance and start to apply it by January 1, 2010.
Join us in developing the Stack: