[TEST/REVIEW] CPU accounting patches

Charles Swiger cswiger at mac.com
Fri Jan 27 13:40:14 PST 2006

On Jan 27, 2006, at 2:59 PM, Mike Jakubik wrote:
> As i just mentioned, i don't know of any colo that charges for your  
> power usage, you pay by U's and bandwidth. Are you running a 100  
> node freebsd cluster? I didn't think so. Besides, nothing is  
> stopping you from using powerd, just make sure you have a new  
> chipset that has either speedstep or powernow, otherwise its useless.

A lack of knowledge is easily correctable.  Google for "colocation  
power costs", and you'll discover that most colo's offer a 20 amp  
service included in their standard charge for renting a full rack,  
but  then will charge around $10 per amp per month for extra power,  
if not more.

Some places will add an extra $300-500 per month for each extra 20- 
amp circuit.


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