[Beowulf] Innovative liquid cooling

Joe Landman landman at scalableinformatics.com
Thu Mar 7 12:48:33 PST 2013


On 03/07/2013 05:48 AM, Hearns, John wrote:
>> Why not beer as a coolant?  I can see it now
>> "My cluster is cooled by Guinness"
>> "Oh yeah?  Mine is cooled by London Pride!"
>
> Joe, you are a genius.
> But of course, the coolant of choice for Beowulfery should the craft ale from the Kernel Brewery
>
> http://thekernelbrewery.com/
>
> Brewed in a railway arch in south London, not far from where I live.
> Very good, and when it opened the owner confirmed to me that yes, it is named in honour of the Linux kernel!

Nice!  Might have to stop by for a pint when I am there in a few weeks.  
Drink the source code!

Still the concept of a Black and Tan cooled cluster is just appealing, 
even if it wouldn't taste very good afterwords (mmm ... impurities)

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