Colocation in the US.
deepak at ai.net
Wed Jan 24 23:36:39 UTC 2007
Speaking as the operator of at least one datacenter that was originally
built to water cool mainframes... Water is not hard to deal with, but it
has its own discipline, especially when you are dealing with lots of it
(flow rates, algicide, etc). And there aren't lots of great manifolds to
allow customer (joe-end user) service-able connections (like how many
folks do you want screwing with DC power supplies/feeds without some
Once some standardization comes to this, and valves are built to detect
leaks, etc... things will be good.
Mike Lyon wrote:
> Paul brings up a good point. How long before we call a colo provider
> to provision a rack, power, bandwidth and a to/from connection in each
> rack to their water cooler on the roof?
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