Remote monitoring, as a concept, has been present for a very long time. There are conflicting reports of the earliest applications of some form of remote system, some dating back to as early as 1912 in the United States. However, one thing remains consistent, the fact that this remote monitoring system was applied in some sort of industrial setting. In the early days, remote monitoring was not known by this name however, it was known as a Supervisory system. Here is a little history lesson.
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Urban planning can be described as a technical process that deals with the development and use of land. This includes but is not limited to the use and protection of the environment, the design of urban centers, creating communities, accommodating growth and implementing plans that facilitate the growth and revitalization of towns, cities and metropolitan areas of various sizes.
Microsoft has one of the largest data centres in the world, housing anywhere from 1,800 to 2,500 servers in its 750,000 sq. foot facility based in Chicago. On average, each server room consumes 3 MW of energy (for reference, roughly 400-900 houses can run on 1 MW of energy).1