Memory upgrade

The demands of modern computing call for a seismic shift in data storage and retrieval

Google operates data centers at 13 sites globally, including this server farm in Hamina, Finland. Storing and processing so much data requires loads of energy and a dedicated cooling system. At Hamina, seawater from the Gulf of Finland cools the computers. Creating new kinds of computer memory could cut the demand for energy and make searching data faster.

Connie Zhou

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