Posted By Rich Miller On September 28, 2009 @ 1:50 pm In Uncategorized | No Comments
This diagram illustrates how the free cooling (air economization) system works in the Microsoft Dublin data center. Cool outside air comes into the facility through intakes on the rooftop air handers, and then flows through a duct system into the data center. The air moves through the servers, and exits in the hot aisle, where it is contained and vented through a plenum that returns it to the air handlers.
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 Image: http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/economization-1000.jpg
 Backup Generator Room: http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/dublin-data-center-generators/
 Inside Microsoft’s Dublin Mega Data Center: http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/inside-microsofts-dublin-mega-data-center/
 Rooftop Air Handlers: http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/dublin-data-center-rooftop-air-handlers/
 Server Pods and Hot-Aisle Containment: http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/microsofts-dublin-data-center-server-pods/
 Diagram of Free Cooling System (Air Economization): http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/dublin-data-center-free-cooling-diagram/
 Plenty of Room to Grow: http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/microsofts-dublin-data-center-room-to-grow/
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