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Overheard – Data center swamp cooler



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Tags:
Cooling
Data Center
Evaporative cooling technology has done away with refrigerants. At Yahoo’s latest center in upstate New York, the entire building functions as an air handler, taking advantage of the winds off the lake to eliminate chiller plants in the data center. The average cost to cool for Yahoo centers is now 1%.

Linda Tucci, Disaster recovery is dead; long live continuous business operations

Today’s WhatIs.com Word of the Day is swamp cooler.   It’s the slang name for a cooler that uses evaporative cooling technology.

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