[Beowulf] Underwater data centers -- the future?

Andrew Leahy aleahy at knox.edu
Wed Sep 7 07:06:28 PDT 2016

Listening in on the heated discussion of immersive cooling while I was 
sitting on the shores of Lake Superior this summer, I was reminded of a 
recent NYT article on Microsoft's Project Natick:


The idea is that you circumvent the cooling problem altogether by 
dumping data centers in the ocean.  I'm curious if anybody has crunched 
the numbers on this idea to see if it makes sense, just from a cooling 

Andrew Leahy

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