[LINK] Can a web server be powered by a wind turbine?

Fernando Cassia fcassia at gmail.com
Tue May 18 09:48:27 AEST 2010

On Mon, May 17, 2010 at 8:45 PM, Tom Worthington
<tom.worthington at tomw.net.au> wrote:
> Fernando Cassia wrote:
>> On Sun, May 16, 2010 at 12:45 AM, Tom Worthington
>>> <http://cecs.anu.edu.au/seminars/showone.pl?SID=2594>.
>> ... What  makes a "web server" different than a "database server" or
>> "file nserver" or just "pc" for that matter?. ...
> It is easier to reduce the load of a web server, than a database server
> or an arbitrary computer application. If you are in the middle of a database
> transaction and the system slows, or stops, then a complex back out and
> recovery may be needed.
>> Considering that there´s web servers for the smallest of devices
>> (even PalmOS smartphones and PDAs) ...
> The application I had in mind was for large web servers, consuming megawatts
> of power, from a large wind turbine.

Oh, I understand now... So the title should be "can a web server farm
be powered from a large wind turbine?".

Now it´s much clearer...

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