Who said a data center must be built on dry land?

Friday Funny: Floating Data Center

Who said a data center must be built on dry land?

Here’s how it works: Diane Alber, the Arizona artist who created Kip and Gary, creates a cartoon, and we challenge our readers to submit the funniest, most clever caption they think will be a fit. Then we ask our readers to vote for the best submission and the winner receives a signed print of the cartoon.

Congratulations to Peter, whose caption won the “Liquid Cooling” edition of the contest. Peter’s caption was: “How’s this for a new ‘in-row cooling’ concept?

Lots of submissions came in for last week’s “Data Center Cabinets” edition – now all we need is a winner. Help us out by submitting your vote below!

For previous cartoons on DCK, see our Humor Channel. And for more of Diane’s work, visit Kip and Gary’s website!

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  1. Can you believe we blew that flotation device up all by ourselves? We must be full of hot air :)

  2. Stanley Cupman

    As sea levels rise due to Global Warming, we'll be prepared!

  3. Darrell R

    Next time use water-based cooling for maximum efficiency!

  4. Jim

    Who's paying for this sailboat to get out to this data center?

  5. Thar she blows! PUE like a snow hill! It's Mobi-data!

  6. Dan M

    Did you remember the extension cord?

  7. Could this be a new way of shipping modular data centers?

  8. Jeffrey Mitchell

    What a great idea! Why didn't you think of this....Gilligan!!