[Beowulf] clustering using off the shelf systems in a fish tank full of oil.

Joe Landman landman at scalableinformatics.com
Wed Dec 28 07:49:00 PST 2011

On 12/28/2011 10:40 AM, Prentice Bisbal wrote:
> There has been a company at the SC conferences for the past 3 years
> trying to sell exactly that (server cooling by submersion in mineral
> oil) for the past 3 years.
> In my opinion it, suffers from a few major problems:


Those are the costs in the cost-benefit analysis.  Not really complete, 
as you need to include filtering, mineral oil supply/monitoring, etc.

The benefits are that it cools really ... really well.

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