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 datacenterknowledge.com, one of our favorite sites for trends and news):

Google plans to use sea water to cool its new data center in Finland: http://bit.ly/9N2Z8t

Submerged servers are a common trend stateside, with this example from Austin, Texas: http://bit.ly/8X47Zp

A great round-up of various cooling ideas from a senior project manager at Emerson Network Power: http://bit.ly/bd9pLJ

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

@ddbrown

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