Today, there are three basic methods of complete containment. Want to find out which model is best for your airflow management needs? Check out this paper!
Insights: Data Center Cooling
Cooling is one of the primary purposes of data centers. Data center cooling has been the focus of extraordinary progress, as innovations and the application of best practices have brought dramatic gains in energy efficiency. Chief among these improvements has been the use of free cooling, most notably air-side economization. Other techniques gaining traction include water-side economization, direct and indirect evaporative cooling.
At Data Center Frontier, we're also tracking innovations in liquid cooling to handle high-density workloads in high performance computing (HPC) and supercomputing. These include the use of warm water cooling, immersion cooling, phase change cooling technologies. Liquid cooling has been adopted at the row, rack and chip in different implementations.
This white paper examines and compares three data center containment systems and demonstrates that there are important differences to consider that distinguish one system over the others. It will help you to determine the best containment option for your data center requirements and your business goals. To learn more download this white paper.
This white paper examines how implementing a complete rack containment system contributes to overall reduced cooling system energy costs in the data center and prepares your site for an anticipated increase in rack density. Download now to learn more.
By implementing an effective airflow containment strategy, it is possible to see optimized cooling system efficiency, improved Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) and additional equipment capacity, all without having to expand a data center facility’s footprint. Ward Patton, Critical Environment Specialist at Simplex Isolation Systems, unpacks five key considerations for airflow containment design.
New hardware for cloud computing and machine learning is bringing beefier workloads into the data center, creating opportunity for service providers specializing in high-density cooling.
The rise of artificial intelligence, and the GPU computing hardware that often supports it, is reshaping the data center industry’s relationship with power density.
Nautilus Data Technologies is the latest company to pursue a water-based data center. It is building a water-cooled data center on a barge in Vallejo, Calif. and says it will lunch by the end of 2017.
The Intel DCM solution provided us with real-time and historical data center thermal maps and cooling analysis. The analysis covered not only servers and racks from different OEMs but also storage, networks, and facilities equipment. We were able to detect hotspots and cooling anomalies and find ”ghost” (underused) servers. Because Intel DCM was easy to implement, integrate, administer, and operate, this solution provided significant ROI in a short amount of time.
For data center facility managers and business owners, achieving energy saving goals while also reducing risk is challenging. Addressing future issues today is essential. Download this guide to learn more about the five industry trends that are shaping internal environments in the data center industry.
No industry goes untouched by the possibilities presented by digital business. According to MIT Sloan research, the companies that are adapting to a digital world are 26% more profitable than their industry peers. To learn more about preparing your company for the zettabyte era download this white paper.