Here’s why Microsoft is submerging its servers in freaky-deeky fluids

Here’s why Microsoft is submerging its servers in freaky-deeky fluids

April 7, 2021 Off By OUHBsujLSQ

Microsoft announced yesterday that it’s now submerging servers in a special liquid at its data center located on the banks of the Columbia River. The company said it enables increased efficiency and fewer downtimes. How is the company doing this? The tech giant said it’s using a special liquid that boils at 50 degrees Celsius (122 degrees Fahrenheit) as compared to 100 degrees Celcius (212 degreesFahrenheit) boiling point of water. This means the heat generated by servers is carried away quickly by the vapor and in turn, reduces the risk of overheating. Engineers have built a condenser in the tank lid, so vapor…

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