[Beowulf] 'liquid cooled' racks

Richard Walsh rbw at ahpcrc.org
Tue Dec 5 18:45:27 EST 2006


Greg Lindahl wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 05, 2006 at 12:11:07PM -0600, Richard Walsh wrote:
>
>   
>> One of the key innovations on the Cray X1 is that the circuits 
>> are "on the ceiling"
>> so to speak and sprayed from below.  The fluid is gravity collected and 
>> cycled up again.
>>     
>
> This technology predates the X1 by a while.
>   
    Mmm ... I did not know that ... in a reasonably successful 
commercial product (i.e. an innovation, rather
    than a mere invention)?   What was/is/were/are the product(s)?   
Perhaps outside of HPC ...

    rbw
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