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July, 2009

  • 16 July

    Google runs Belgian data center without chillers

    Because of the intense heat generated by servers, most data centers use equipment called chillers to cool water before circulating it around the servers to reduce heat. These are expensive and use a great deal of energy, but the alternative is a bunch of overheated systems. In a new data …

June, 2009

  • 25 June

    Yahoo Battles for Data Center Efficiency

    You and I may only be concerned with how fast we can get our computers to load Photoshop or burn a DVD- not how much power they use or heat they generate- but when you have thousands of servers running in a data center, electricity and cooling become critical concerns. …