Rainer Schwemmer – LHCb experiment CERN

Rainer Schwemmer – LHCb experiment CERN

Design and Operation of a 3 MW Datacenter based on Prefabricated Modules – CERN’s Reply to the Computing and Storage Challenges related to the Large Hadron Collider’s (LHC) Upgrade Program.

SAFE Multi-Unit All-in-One Tier III Ready

SAFE Multi-Unit All-in-One Tier III Ready

On March 12, 2019 Uptime Institute provided the SAFE MUP AiO 200 -KW DX DRUPS design with the TIER III Ready designation. After rigorous review it has satisfactorily proven ready to support Concurrent Maintainability and their readiness to support a TIER III build objective for 200 kilowatts (kW) of IT load.

Moving From a Cave to the Surface

Moving From a Cave to the Surface

The new data center for CERN’s Large Hadron Collider experiment becomes fully operational (expected toward the end of the year). The current data center sits underground, 300 feet below surface. The new data center is much larger: 32,500-square foot, 3MW and it will sit on the surface and requires a fiber optic connection.

Indirect Evaporative Cooling in SAFE for CERN

Indirect Evaporative Cooling in SAFE for CERN

The criteria for datacenters and the whole industry become more stringent concerning their economical and ecological impact. Automation’s design focusses more than ever on cooling systems that enable decreasing consumption while being highly efficient. For the...