Cooling

DCK Survey: What’s Your Cooling Profile?

An overhead view of the open bath immersion cooling tank at 3M, which is filled with coolant fluid and uses a condenser system (at top) to recirculate fluid. (Photo: 3M)

Cooling has become even more important as the data hall becomes more and more crowded with high-density servers and equipment. What cooling solution do you use? We are asking Data Center Knowledge readers to complete a short survey on cooling. Read More

Is Your Data Center Ready for the Polar Vortex?

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This month’s unusual weather pattern has brought frigid air to parts of the U.S. that don’t normally see extreme cold snaps. Not to worry. Many data centers operate just fine in brutally cold weather, and your colleagues from these colder climates have tips on how to adapt. Read More

Bitcoin Mining Arms Race Boosting Interest in Liquid Cooling

These racks are filled with high-density servers immersed in cooling fluid. The installation in Hong Kong was created by Applied Control using 3M's Novec fluid. (Photo: Applied Control)

There’s a computing arms race going on in the world of bitcoin mining. Interest in the digital crypto-currency is driving the development of specialized hardware using FPGAs and ASIC chips, which are selling out almost as fast as they can be built. This is also prompting the creation of high-density data center designs, which in turn is boosting interest in liquid cooling solutions Read More

Video: A Closer Look at Audit Buddy

At the recent Data Center World Fall 2013 conference in Orlando, we had a chance to visit with Indra Purkayastha, CEO and Founder of Purkay Labs, who provided a video overview of their environmental monitoring tool called Audit Buddy. Read More

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