International Data Center Day Quiz: Put Your Knowledge to the Test

In honor of International Data Center Day, we've created a quiz to test your data center expertise. How well do you know industry facts and trends?

Christopher Tozzi, Technology Analyst

March 20, 2024

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If you have any familiarity with the data center industry, you're probably tuned into data center trends like power consumption innovations, security challenges, and sustainability strategies.

But how much, exactly, do you know about these and other major aspects of modern data centers? For example, can you quantify how much of the world's total energy production is consumed by data centers, or identify the most power-hungry parts of a data center?

In honor of International Data Center Day (March 20th), we've prepared a quiz to test readers' knowledge of data centers in 2024.

If you want to know just how much you know about the current state of the data center industry and future trends, here's your chance.

Inside this data center quiz, you’ll find 11 multiple-choice questions designed to assess your knowledge of the industry.

After submitting your responses, you’ll receive feedback on each question along with an overall score. Compare your score with the tiers listed below to determine your knowledge rank:

  • 0 Correct: Server Snoozer

  • 1-3 Correct: Cable Tangle Troubleshooter

  • 4-6 Correct: Airflow Aficionado

  • 7-10 Correct: Rack Master

  • All 11 Questions Correct: Data Center Wizard

About the Author(s)

Christopher Tozzi

Technology Analyst, Fixate.IO

Christopher Tozzi is a technology analyst with subject matter expertise in cloud computing, application development, open source software, virtualization, containers and more. He also lectures at a major university in the Albany, New York, area. His book, “For Fun and Profit: A History of the Free and Open Source Software Revolution,” was published by MIT Press.

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