Data Center 101: Data Center Cooling is part of a group of 14 reports that cover the ins and outs of the data center industry, and explores some of today's top data center cooling designs.
There are currently dozens of cooling designs in use, and even more being designed and deployed as the industry continues to evolve and grow. One of the most essential and basic concepts to remember when reading this report is this: cold air is denser than hot air.
After studying this report, you should be able to:
- Describe the key elements in a data center’s cooling system
- Accurately describe how these elements work together
- Communicate a facility’s cooling strengths or limitations to a client
Just joining the industry or need to brush up on Data Center basics? See additional entries in our Data Center 101 Special Report Series, which covers topics like data center design, types, power, negotiating data center contracts and more.