- Has anyone looked at the labor costs of this? I know that even on my tiny little dozen-machine network, I am reluctant to power everything off at night simply because it takes so bloody long waiting for the damn things to boot up in the morning. Seems like actual working fast-boot technologies would go a long way to sell this initiative.
BTW, if you're interested in additional "Urban Myths" about server power control, check out the "Myths and Realities of Power Management" page.
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