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By David Zax | 08-08-2011 | 2:15 PM
An important thing to remember when constructing a data center is that the cloud is also a very hot thing, too, one of the reasons Google just opened a $273 million server hall in Hamina, Finland. "In a room that's, for example, 1,000 meters squared, you can fit an awful lot of computers into that space," says Graeme Creasey, Interxion's Director of UK Operations. "That starts to generate an awful lot of heat." PIctured here, part of a chilled water cooling system in an Amsterdam facility.