State of Data Center Cooling

This White Paper provides basic guidance for selecting the right cooling methodology for multiple types of data center projects, as well as varying densities of new servers. In this White Paper we describe liquid and air cooling solutions and discuss where each is best applied.
We focus on proven cooling technologies which can be used right now, rather than on new, emerging technologies, which have not yet been established.
The paper also discussed several case studies, two of which are particularly interesting – one using a water cooling system and the other air, each solution appropriately applied based upon the constraints of each different project.
The results in the paper are based on Intel’s direct experience, as well as detailed analysis of some of the potential options.