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Blue Waters II

By John | September 8, 2008

Google makes waves and may have solved the data center conundrum

Google is pondering a floating data center that could be powered and cooled by the ocean. These offshore data centers could sit 3 to 7 miles offshore and reside in about 50 to 70 meters of water.

Topics: google | 2 Comments »

2 Responses to “Blue Waters II”

  1. Jack Hughes Says:
    September 9th, 2008 at 3:41 am

    I have visions of IT people looking like Long John Silver now!

  2. Howard Jones Says:
    September 15th, 2008 at 3:01 pm

    I was thinking more of Bond villains. Hopefully Google’s famously esoteric office designs will extend to a shark tank in the datacentre…