Raised Floors

Christian Corti cc at informatik.uni-stuttgart.de
Wed May 22 10:30:56 CDT 2019

On Wed, 22 May 2019, Chuck Guzis wrote:
> So how are data centers cooled with water now?  Does the water cool
> coldplates directly?

Sort of, see for example the Rittal LCP system.

> I've had only a couple of instances where cooling water was used.  In

All current high-density rack systems need liquid cooling. I want to 
remind that a single rack may produce 10kW of heat or more.

> the case of CDC mainframes, it was used to cool the condenser coils in
> the refrigeration units (located in the mainframe).  I believe that Cray
> initially used the same guy that CDC used to fabricate the cooling tubing.

That is how todays rack systems work.


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