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VIDEO CASE ANSWER 1. Why does Facebook’s data center specialist argue that “The Internet is not a cloud?” The Internet and the Cloud are better described as a series of data centers that can share data, connected by miles of fiber-optic cable. 2. What are some of the techniques Facebook uses to cool its data centers? Facebook uses air cooling like most data centers. Cool air from outside is used to regulate the internal temperature; mist distributed by sprinklers controls the humidity in the center, keeping the temperature more stable; and excess warm air is pushed out by fans. 3. Describe the five methods recommended by Google for reducing power consumption. Measuring the PUE is the first step. If you can’t measure efficiency, you can’t manage it. Second, manage airflow by isolating cool aisles from hot aisles, and preventing the premature mixing of hot and cold air. Third, adjust the thermostat up to operate the IT equipment at a maximum of 80 degrees. Fourth, as much as possible make use of free ambient cooling such as cooler air, or cooler incoming water. Fifth,
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