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Issue No.02 - March-April (2013 vol.15)
pp: 15-21
Laura Hosman , Illinois Institute of Technology
Bruce Baikie , Green WiFi
ABSTRACT
In the developing world, reliable and affordable electricity isn't always available, presenting challenges for the Western "bigger is better" datacenter model. A small-scale, cloud computing datacenter, however, could leverage recent technological breakthroughs to instead rely on solar energy.
INDEX TERMS
Cloud computing, Technological innovation, Green products, Solar ower generation, Data models, Computational modeling, direct current, solar-photovoltaic energy, renewable energy, cloud computing, datacenter, developing world, emerging regions
CITATION
Laura Hosman, Bruce Baikie, "Solar-Powered Cloud Computing Datacenters", IT Professional, vol.15, no. 2, pp. 15-21, March-April 2013, doi:10.1109/MITP.2011.116
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