Under the Sea, Data is better, down where it’s wetter, take it from me, You’ll see!

“50% of us live near the coast, why doesn’t our data.”

Project Natik, a research project to build the first underwater datacenter to provide the cloud to users all over the world. We are in the second phase of this research project as last week they sank a shipping container off the coast of the Orkney Islands in which they will be able to measure how viable data centers are at the bottom of the ocean. It’s a significant development in environmental technology as data centers are known for their environment effect as it was reported in a study in 2014 that data centers use over 70 billion kWh of electricity which would be 1.8% of total energy consumption. Along with having a lower temperature at the bottom of the sea, it aims to reduce a lot of overheating issues that data centers tend to have like corrosion. If all goes successful, then this will be a giant leap from the two years it takes to launch a data center to just 90 days.

So who is going to be able to maintain this server hard drive that’s stuck in the middle of the ocean?

Natik using AI will be able to monitor its servers and other equipment as a way to track how the environment and sever longevity. So if a computer fails, it will be impossible to repair, but with the use of AI, they can lower the rate of that happening.

The cylinders are made out of recycled material and will continue to recover them after their lifespan. 

Specifications

Planned Length of Operation of Patience: 5 years

Amount of Servers; 12 racks containing 864 Servers with enough storage of 564 movies.

Time to Deploy: Less than 90 days from factory ship to operation.

Electric Power Consumption: 240 KW

Well here at TechnoDeals USA, we will be keeping tabs on how Project Natik goes, and we are excited about the future of server technology. We offer the customer service to back up the excellence in all of the products we sell. International shipping and we even have a hotline for any questions or concerns at 407-901-9118. You can also feel free to e-mail us anytime at online@technodealsusa.com. From Hitachi to HP too, and as we see here, Seagate, we have it all, and can help you with any computer needs.

Jun 10th 2018 Hussein Ali

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