Remember the CRAY-2? Heather Clancy over at ZDNet writes that liquid-submersion cooling is making a comeback in high-density computing.
Green Revolution Cooling, which develops fluid submersion cooling system for high-performance servers, has just finished the largest installation of its technology in Houston. The customer is CGGVeritas, which uses 1U dual-GPU SuperServers from Super Micro Computer to run data-intensive geophysical applications, such as seismic survey analysis. Each of the racks at CGGVeritas contains 40 servers, with 41K GPU cores. According to Green Cooling Revolution, the installation has helped reduce the power used in the data center by 40 percent.
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