Data center cooling

  • April 19, 2006 19 Apr'06

    Sun Fires running VMware cool hot data center

    An Atlanta-based power consulting firm says its move from 23 Xeon servers down to two Opteron Sun Fires has helped drop its data center temperature by 17 degrees.

  • January 10, 2006 10 Jan'06

    DC power pays off for online ad company

    DC-powered servers are helping an online ad company make the most of a quickly expanding IT infrastructure.

  • November 10, 2005 10 Nov'05

    IT pros hot under the collar over the price of power

    In response to rising energy costs, recently published a series of articles on the price of power in the data center. The topics covered in the report affected many in the IT community and several readers responded to the ...

  • November 10, 2005 10 Nov'05

    Power-saving technologies in the data center

    With data centers exceeding watts capacity, many are looking at new technologies to keep energy demand from spiraling out of control. IT pros are exploring virtualization, multi-core chips and DC-powered equipment to fight the problem.

  • October 27, 2005 27 Oct'05

    Cooling quick fixes drain data centers

    IT pros say facility management has become a bottleneck for technology projects. As a result, data center managers are taking infrastructure issues into their own hands. But are their stop-gap measures killing efficiency?

  • July 07, 2005 07 Jul'05

    Backup CRAC: Avoid a summer server meltdown

    Backup CRAC: Summer is the season for unpredictable power outages. You've backed up your servers, but what about the air conditioners? Without cool air, your servers will sizzle.

  • April 06, 2005 06 Apr'05

    Cooler rooms or cooler servers?

    As the data center faces a warming trend, what makes more sense: designing a room that stays cooler or designing a cooler server?

  • February 08, 2005 08 Feb'05

    Cool servers: Finding balance in the data center

    Managers are finding it increasingly difficult to keep their cool when the heat is rising in their data centers.