Monday, December 7, 2009

Google Data Centers in Shipping Containers

This amazing video shows how Google utilizes common shipping containers in their data center strategy. This video was first presented at the Google Efficient Data Centers Summit, hosted at Google headquarters in Mountain View, CA on April 1, 2009.

What is shown in this video? Power systems, transformers, cabling, cooling towers, water filtration system, thermal storage tanks, container hanger bay, containers, personal transportation device (scooter), service technician, hookups for water and electrical, cable inputs, breakers PUE, safety features, emergency off, and more. 81 degrees is the temperature inside server rooms so techs wear short sleeve shirts.

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