This morning, I had this video that shows VMware’s Distributed Power Management (DPM) in action come across my inbox this morning. DPM is an idea that is easy to understand but hard to visualize at times, this video makes DPM crystal clear. It was created by a number of VMware engineers just before VMworld 2008.
Today, every enterprise is looking at ways to save money and help the environment…turning off the computers (in this case expensive power sucking servers) when they are not needed is an easy way to achieve both.
Update: For some reason the formatting of the blog theme is messing with the embedding of the video. I’ll work on fixing this in the next day. Until then, click through on first link for video directly from YouTube.
Update 2: Formatting was adjusted, the inline video should no longer looked “squished”.
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