[Beowulf] oil immersion cooled blades
hahn at mcmaster.ca
Wed Mar 14 18:02:57 EDT 2012
> Server blades in oil
sounds like some brutalist take on molecular gastronomy!
> Hardcore Computer LSS 200
seems kind of uninspiring, in hardware specs. 1366 socket, not 2011,
optional fast network, gpu, etc, builtin ipmi. 8x in 5U, so not really
a density play.
I guess I'm a bit skeptical about the utility of this approach -
would be nice if they had some technical literature. something about
thermal resistance. define how the oil bath dumps the heat (water
hookups in the back?) comparison to modern heatpipe-based solutions, etc.
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