Secret to Facebook’s green data center? Water misters

Image Mist me: Facebook’s data centers uses an evaporative cooling system in which air is cooled and humidified with misters, rather than the typical chiller. (Credit: Screen capture by Martin LaMonica/CNET) Facebook’s state-of-the-art data center houses awesome amounts of computing power, but the biggest technical challenge has been the air handlers.

Posted on 18/11/2011, in Cooling, Data Center, Facebook, Prineville. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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