The Google Energy Efficient Data Center Summit in April brought together many of the industry's thought leaders on best practices for a question-and-answer session featuring Kenneth Brill of The Uptime Institute, James Hamilton of Amazon Web Services, Olivier Sanche of eBay and Bill Tschudi of Lawrence Berkeley National Labs. The panel is moderated by Luiz Barroso, a distinguished engineer at Google. The discussion includes some interesting give-and-take over tier levels and reliability, and the relative importance of hardware and software in differnet types of data centers. This video runs about 30 minutes.
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