Energy efficient data centers: Why the cloud should do a deep dive

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11/18/2020 Reading time: 1 minute(s)

Server-Chips unter Wasser: Der Blick von oben auf bläulich schimmernde Leiterbahnen in der Tiefe des Datenmeers

Latest ideas for CO2 reduction make the “data lake” literally come true


The “Northern Isles” subsea data center contains 864 servers and 27.6 million gigabytes of disk, tightly packed into a steel cylinder, and dunked into the North Sea’s icy, choppy waters. It was retrieved following a two-year-plus stint on the seafloor with only passing fish and marine organisms for company.