Heat vs. Hype in the Data Center

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“No one denies that uncontrolled heat is a data center danger. But how much of the problem is heat, and how much is hype?” That’s the question posed by Processor magazine in its feature article Heat, Hype & Servers: Experts Sound Off On Heat In The Data Center. Not surprisingly, there’s no “one size fits all” answer to the question. But the article presents an interesting discussion of the issue that includes perspective from professionals at various points in the data center ecosystem.

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Rich Miller is the founder and editor at large of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.