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Cloud Data Centers and Cost Modeling by Rajkumar Buyya, Caesar Wu

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Chapter 9

Cooling Strategy

This chapter discusses the topic of data center cooling. It walks through different cooling strategies: room-based, row-based, and rack-based cooling strategies. It also includes the topic of leveraging free cooling via economizers in order to save on cooling costs.

Keywords

Room-based cooling; row-based cooling; rack-based cooling; cooling strategy; door-based cooling; free cooling; economizers; airside economizer; waterside economizer; containment

In this chapter, we will take a close look at different cooling solutions or different cooling strategies for different cooling objects under different circumstances. Basically, we cover three different cooling strategies: room-based, raw, and rack-based cooling. Moreover, we ...

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