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zombie server (comatose server)

A zombie server, also known as a comatose server, is one that is plugged in and drawing power but not performing any work and possibly not detectable other than physically. More

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"The least aggressive power-saving options include turning off idle or 'comatose servers,' which make up about 10% to 30% of servers in a data center." - Jonathan Koomey

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    unikernel

    A unikernel is a library-based operating system that only includes functionalities required by the specific application that runs on it.

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Hyper-converged architecture use cases expanding

Hyper-converged infrastructure is living up to its potential as organizations of varying sizes realize new ways the technology can be used to increase efficiency.