How Big Data Centers Impact the Environment [INFOGRAPHIC]
Big Data requires massive data centres to store all the data that we collectively generate. These data centres require a lot of electricity that has a big impact on the environment. So how do companies such as Microsoft, Amazon or Google ensure that their data centres are environmentally friendly? Using all of the energy and space that they require, it is almost impossible to operate a data centre with little to no impact on the environment. As they are being monitored by different NGO’s such as Greenpeace, it is very important for these companies to do what it takes to limit this impact. The below infographic, developed by Bestcomputerscienceschools, shows what they exactly do.
Mark van Rijmenam is Co-founder and CEO of Datafloq. Datafloq is the One-Stop Shop around Big Data. We are the number one Big Data platform connecting Data and People, connecting all stakeholders in the global Big Data market. Mark is a strategist who advises organisations on how to develop their big data strategies. As such, he is a well sought after speaker on this topic. His book “Think ...
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