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January 23, 2009  12:44 PM

Are you a Know-IT-All? MAID



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
green computing, green data center, MAID, Storage

Our WhatIs.com Tech Term is MAID MAID (massive array of idle disks) is a storage technology in which only those drives in active use are spinning at any given time. This reduces power consumption and prolongs the lives of the drives.

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December 15, 2008  12:34 PM

Tech quiz of the day – ECOphlex



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
CIO, cooling, DataCenter, ECOphlex, electronics, green computing, hardware, network administration, phase-change cooling, Storage, supercomputers, Tech Trivia

The WhatIs.com Word of the Day is ECOphlex. Tech Trivia What was the first computer to break the petaflop...


November 10, 2008  11:05 AM

Tech quiz of the day from WhatIs.com: How much do you know about thermoelectric cooling?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
cooling, DataCenter, electronics, green computing, hardware, science, Tech Trivia, water cooling

The WhatIs.com Word of the Day is thermoelectric cooling. Tech Trivia Is an electron's charge positive or negative?


September 3, 2008  9:08 AM

Tech quiz of the day: How much do you know about sustainability risk management?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
compliance, green computing, Tech Trivia

The WhatIs.com Word of the Day is sustainability risk management. Tech Trivia In a standard incandescent light bulb, 10 percent of...


August 28, 2008  5:44 PM

Tech quiz of the day from WhatIs.com: How much do you know about softcooling?



Posted by: Matt Stansberry
cooling, DataCenter, green computing, hardware, Networking, Tech Trivia, water cooling

The WhatIs.com Word of the Day is softcooling. Tech Trivia In a data center, hydrophobia is the fear of _____________________.


July 21, 2008  4:38 PM

Tech Quiz of the Day from WhatIs.com: What do you know about virtual provisioning?



Posted by: Matt Stansberry
green computing, Mobile, Storage, Tech Trivia

The WhatIs.com Word of the Day today is virtual provisioning. Tech Trivia Last year, 276 _______ were lost at Reagan...


July 8, 2008  5:12 AM

Tech Quiz of the Day from WhatIs.com: What do you know about an economizer?



Posted by: Matt Stansberry
DataCenter, green computing, Tech Trivia

The WhatIs.com Word of the Day today is economizer. Tech Trivia Is Project Blackbox a modular data center or a government supercomputer?


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