Colocation in the US.
tvarriale at comcast.net
Thu Jan 25 05:40:31 UTC 2007
How about CO2?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike Lyon" <mike.lyon at gmail.com>
To: "Brandon Galbraith" <brandon.galbraith at gmail.com>
Cc: <deepak at ai.net>; "Paul Vixie" <vixie at vix.com>; <nanog at merit.edu>
Sent: Wednesday, January 24, 2007 5:49 PM
Subject: Re: Colocation in the US.
> I think if someone finds a workable non-conductive cooling fluid that
> would probably be the best thing. I fear the first time someone is
> working near their power outlets and water starts squirting, flooding
> and electricuting everyone and everything.
> On 1/24/07, Brandon Galbraith <brandon.galbraith at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 1/24/07, Deepak Jain <deepak at ai.net> wrote:
>> > 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
>> > serious insurance)..
>> > Once some standardization comes to this, and valves are built to detect
>> > leaks, etc... things will be good.
>> > DJ
>> In the long run, I think this is going to solve a lot of problems, as
>> cooling the equipment with a water medium is more effective then trying
>> pull the heat off of everything with air. But standardization is going to
>> take a bit.
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