It’s long been known that Google builds its own web servers, enabling it to design the servers for peak performance and energy efficiency. At today’s Google Data Center Energy Summit, the company put one of its custom servers on display. Here’s a brief video of the server, which features a power supply that integrates a battery, allowing it to function as an uninterruptible power supply (UPS). The design shifts the UPS and battery backup functions from the data center into the server cabinet. This video runs about 1 minute, 30 seconds.
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