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How Do Data Centers Use Water to Cool?

It’s no secret that data centers consume a lot of energy. In the US, they consume about 50 billion kWh a year, about as much as 4.7 million homes. Although modern, efficient data centers change almost all this energy into computation, they also transform it into heat. To keep the computer chips working efficiently (and…

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Do Data Centers Use Cooling Towers?

As an increasing number of data centers work to cut their electricity usage, finding more efficient cooling methods has become a higher priority for the industry. One of the most efficient approaches to cooling is a cooling tower. A cooling tower uses evaporative cooling to cool water and reject heat from the data center. This…

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Which Cooling System Is Best for a Data Center?

One of the big problems data centers face is how to stay cool. Servers that overheat can lose performance or fail, leading to data loss, downtime, and expensive replacement. Therefore, the best cooling system for a data center is one that works to keep the temperature low enough for proper data center function. However, in…

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Data Center Cooling Best Practices

When it comes to data center cooling best practices, it’s a field that’s evolving all the time. To understand what the current best practices are and how they are likely to develop, look at an industry leader, such as Google. Google’s entire business is data. Their search algorithms are the pathway through which most people…

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