At the deployment site, a remotely operated vehicle retrieved a cable containing the fibre optic and power wiring from the seafloor and brought it to the surface where it was checked and attached to the data center before switching it on.
This Davy Jones' data centre is the result of a year's worth of research into environmentally sustainable data storage technology that Redmond hopes could one day be ordered to size, rapidly deployed and left to operate at the bottom of the sea for years.
As data centers tend to generate a lot of heat, big providers usually try to move them to cooler countries in order to save on energy bills. Microsoft is testing the theory that the cold ocean depths can cut costs required to keep the data center cool.
Microsoft has been experimenting with its subsea data center technology, dubbed Project Natick, for two reasons: cooling efficiency and latency. "Additionally, because there are no people, we can take all the oxygen and most of the water vapour out of the atmosphere which reduces corrosion, which is a significant problem in data centres".
The data center that went under is essentially a 40-foot long tank that's packed with 12 racks and a total of 864 servers.
Microsoft notes that more than half of the world's population lives within 120 miles of the coast, and submerging a prepackaged data center in the ocean would be easier than constructing a land-based facility. If things work out as Microsoft hopes, the company foresees a time when it might be able to sink groups of five cylinders and deploy a data center offshore in 90 days.
Why take all this effort to dunk data centers underwater? Then the company will let some customers use the data center.
The presence of EMEC, with its expertise in renewable energy and its knowledge of the seas around Orkney, was one factor behind Microsoft's decision to choose this location. The undersea cable was developed by the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC), a Microsoft partner in the project.
Orkney was chosen because it is a major centre for renewable energy research. He added, "the water just meters downstream would get a few thousandths of a degree warmer at most".
Juillard told followers on social media that Fellaini will meet with Arsenal reps "at the beginning of the week". United have a good relationship with Dortmund, the two teams spoke, but Sokratis chose to go to Arsenal .
London Fire Brigade station manager Pam Oparaocha said: "Firefighters are working extremely hard to bring the fire under control". Opened in 1889, the hotel has 173 rooms and 25 suites - it was featured on a through-the-keyhole Channel 4 programme in 2017.
Apple's new macOS Mojave operating system prioritizes security and tries to stop websites from tracking you. There were a lot of rumours about a Dark Mode which Apple confirmed instantly after announcing Mojave.
But in places like Los Lotes and the village of El Rodeo, about eight miles downslope from the crater, it was too late for many. Rescuers are now waiting for authorities to declare whether it is safe or not to resume searching for any survivors or bodies.
While Issa later roasted Kanye, she had nothing but great things to say about Kim while chatting with ET ahead of the awards show. Kim Kardashian was honored Monday at the 2018 Council of Fashion Designers of America Fashion Awards .
After Buchwald's ruling, the White House unblocked the plaintiffs' Twitter accounts, their lawyer Jameel Jaffer said. If they have been blocked on the basis of their viewpoints, the White House should unblock them immediately".
Saudi women have previously petitioned the government for the lifting of the ban, and even taken to the wheel in protest. The first women to be issued a license are Saudi citizens who hold valid driver's licenses in other countries .
When a friend receives photos from an event, Apple will then suggest the friend reciprocate with photos from the same event. Apple has hundreds of available Shortcuts in the app which users can use to modify or use for their own needs.
Kim told me when she left that White House meeting that no matter how this turns out. she would never stop fighting for me". Johnson has served 22 years behind bars as part of a life sentence without parole. "She's a model inmate".
He warned of mudslides as rainfall continues, and urged people to stay off roads close to the volcano. Guatemala City's global airport has re-opened after it was closed by falling ash from the eruption .
McConnell said senators will still get the first week of the month off, but return to Washington, D.C., for the rest of the month. He warned that if they didn't bear fruit, he and his supporters "fully expect" to continue pushing their petition.
Hopefully, McGuinness will be successful in her fight against cancer once again - and her recovery will be all thanks to Dr. Doctor spots lump on woman's throat during show. "I felt obliged to let this person know", Dr Voigt told Inside Edition.
Kyle Busch dominates again to win at Pocono
Not even a pit-road speeding penalty could slow down Busch, as he won his first Xfinity race of the season and 92nd of his career. Truex went on to win the stage while Logano came into the pits with less than two to go after running out of fuel.
NBA Finals 2018: LeBron James sets another record
They play free, without much angst when things don't go well , adding to what James called "the level of stress" for opponents. But before he orders his moving van, James will try to beat the Warriors in Game 3 at Quicken Loans Arena on Wednesday night.
Computex 2018: AMD's major announcements
Rumors are the post-Navi GPU will be the first post-GCN architecture as well, though what that will entail is impossible to say. The good news is that 2020 Next Gen 7nm+ is most likely a high end part and that AMD may actually make a gaming GPU out of it.
Kate Spade's husband says she suffered from depression
Kate also told People that the key to their personal and business success together was their opposite approach to things. Kate Spade , 55, was found dead by a housekeeper at the couple's Park Avenue residence late Tuesday morning.
Tetris Effect drops psychedelic PS4 trailer from space
There will also be a player grading and levelling system, as well as various difficulties to to add to replayability. The 10-day Days of Play season includes cut-price consoles, blockbuster games and virtual reality titles.
Tinashe and Blake Griffin hang out in Las Vegas
The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star, 22, has been flaunting some serious PDA in NY ... and it wasn't with Ben Simmons . Either Simmons and Kendall was just a strong friendship or she is already cheating on the Philadelphia 76ers star.