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______ is a measure of the total power consumed by a data center divided by the power required to operate just its computers.

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The ratio of the total power consumed by a data center to the power needed to operate its computers is termed as “power usage effectiveness”.

Hence, the correct answer is “Power usage effectiveness”.

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Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE):

  • PUE is defined as a measure of the total power consumed by a data center divided by the power required to operate its computers.
  • It was developed by a consortium called The Green Grid and was published in 2016.
  • PUE can be defined as follows:

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