Facebook Auto-Cools Servers With Air-Pressure Sensors

Facebook is exploring a system that would cool its server by automatically shifting loads between servers. (Photo: Wired/Pete Erickson) Facebook is exploring a technology that controls temperatures in the data center by automatically moving software workloads among servers according to the air pressure on either side of each machine. As noticed by Data Center Knowledge , the technology is laid out in a Facebook patent application  recently released to the world at large.

http://www.wired.com/2012/03/facebook-data-center-patent/

Posted on 05/03/2012, in Cooling, Data Center, Facebook, Server. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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