[lug] Low power servers.
bgiles at coyotesong.com
Wed Dec 26 11:05:51 MST 2012
I've been a fan of atom-based 'booksize' systems (see newegg.com) in the
past but they may be hopelessly outdated now.
On Wed, Dec 26, 2012 at 10:08 AM, Quentin Hartman <qhartman at gmail.com>wrote:
> I suppose that would depend on whether the mail servers involved are
> sheeva plugs or giant multi-processor monsters.... It is an interesting
> thought though....
> On Wed, Dec 26, 2012 at 10:03 AM, Rob Nagler <nagler at bivio.biz> wrote:
>> Quentin writes:
>> > and is why I ultimately went that route. It was worth ~20 watts to me
>> to get
>> > better performance and have something that was a little less quirky to
>> > with.
>> Here's an odd thought: how many watts does this email thread cost? We
>> know the human time cost far exceeds the extra $17/year (@ $.10/kwh)
>> over using an Rpi, but I'm still curious what the power cost of an
>> email thread is, and how to calculate it.
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