Cooling Trend

It’s still a warm 80 degrees in St. Louis this week, but hints of fall have been creeping through the heat. Thankfully, a cooler season is upon us, and the nicer weather on the horizon has me thinking about some of the innovative ways we can cool data centers (all links lead to, one of our favorite sites for trends and news):

Google plans to use sea water to cool its new data center in Finland:

Submerged servers are a common trend stateside, with this example from Austin, Texas:

A great round-up of various cooling ideas from a senior project manager at Emerson Network Power:

Which methods do you think will be most effective? Which ones leave you feeling cold? Drop us a comment below.


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