Thursday, November 24, 2011

How to design a cooling solution for a server room

If you're reading this article, you probably have a server room that you are struggling to keep cool. Recently, I ran into the same problem on server room consisting of 3 racks and about 80 servers. After a few days of research, I decided to pay a visit to some friends of mine over at to run the problem past them. Needless to say, they have been in the hosting business for a while and had lots of tips for me. Let me cut to the chase, before you start calculating your BTU needs or looking at split vs packaged AC systems have a look at the following video from Intel on the subject: