Tuesday, February 2, 2016

My God! Could this Actually be A Good Idea? Comeimg from Microsoft?

Putting server farms under water might actually save a great deal of electricity, and then be a net plus as far as carbon footprints go. Naturally, the problem then shifts to how many end up there, and what kind of total heat input they end up inserting into already warming oceans. Still, it may well have value in balance with other approaches.

Project Natick: Microsoft Tests Putting Data Centers Under the Sea