Containers and POD data centers have generally been treated as apart from normal data centers, but some proponents suggest that they are really just larger computing units than servers or racks. We received one question at our May 19th cooling webinar that asked specifically about containers. Please read it below. Meanwhile mullover the issues pertaining to cooling large modular data centers and please let me know what you find in the field.

Containerized and highly modularized data centers are getting a lot of attention lately, especially with Google unveiling their data center. What do you see as the barriers to adoption of containerized data centers?
- Eliza Wojtaszek
Persimmon Tree Companies
Reston, VA
Learn more about Google's modular designs in our Sept./Oct. issue, which will soon be available to subscribers.