Microsoft’s Project Natick Surfaces after Two Years


Thread Starter
Addicted to new HW
Supporting Founder
Lifetime Supporter
Nov 25, 2003
Microsoft had an idea for lowering costs to operate cloud-based data centers, place them underwater to decrease cooling costs and improve reliability due to operating in a dry nitrogen-only atmosphere. After two years, Microsoft is bringing the data center back to the surface to check how it fared.

This article from BBC News explains more about the why and where of the underwater data center:
  • Like
Reactions: medvyed and KE4EST

Users Who Are Viewing This Thread (Total: 0, Members: 0, Guests: 0)

Latest posts