[Beowulf] Servers Too Hot? Intel Recommends a Luxurious Oil Bath

Joe Landman landman at scalableinformatics.com
Tue Sep 4 12:21:31 PDT 2012

On 09/04/2012 02:56 PM, Douglas Eadline wrote:
> Of course those massive Zetta scale systems will live in huge
> multi-story oil tanks that have been placed in old quarrys,
> which provide bedrock support for the tank and a geothermal
> heat sink. The sysadmins must operate oil swimming robots and even don
> oil scuba suits to service hardware. Don't forget the Sterling engines
> using the heat from oil to return a bit of useful work to the system.

While we might laugh ... I think its best to say that Doug could be 
really on the mark on this.  We'll need 'bot operating licenses for data 
quarries ...


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