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Google Allows First Ever Look At The Eight Vast Data Centres That Power The Online World

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  1. The Finest

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    The Iowa campus network room, where routers and switches allow data centers to talk to each other. The fiber cables run along the yellow cable trays near the ceiling.


    One of Google's server farms in Council Bluffs, Iowa, which provides over 115,000 square feet of space for servers running services like Search and YouTube


    Even the water pipes reflect Google's brand: These colorful pipes are responsible for carrying water in and out of an Oregon data center. The blue pipes supply cold water and the red pipes return the warm water back to be cooled.


    In Hamina, Finland, Google chose to renovate an old paper mill to take advantage of the building's infrastructure as well as its proximity to the Gulf of Finland's cooling waters.



    Google colour codes its servers depending on their location, while piping in the buildings is coded depending on what it carries - with cool water in blue tubes and warm in red


    A Google data center in Council Bluffs, Iowa.


    Denise Harwood, a Google Engineer, diagnoses an overheated CPU. For more than a decade, Google has built some of the world's most efficient servers.


    Here hundreds of fans funnel hot air from the server racks into a cooling unit to be recirculated in Oklahoma. The green lights are the server status LEDs reflecting from the front of the servers


    Google's Douglas County data centre in Georgia is so large the firm provides Google branded bicycles for staff to get around on


    Each server rack has four switches, connected by a different coloured cable. Colours are kept the same throughout data centres so staff know which one to replace in case of failure.


    The exterior of a Dulles, Oregon server farm


    Google's server farm in Douglas County, Iowa
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