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glass house

The large datacenter, which typically contains one or more mainframes and is often constructed with windows to the inside. Glass houses may contain raised floors for underground wiring and are generally very well air conditioned.


The Big Glass House
Mainframes have typically resided in the "glass house" due to stringent air conditioning requirements. Although newer machines dissipate less heat than older models, many units in one room still require substantial cooling. (Image courtesy of IBM.)







The Little Glass House
Microprocessor-based computers are widely used as network servers. They are often housed in data cabinets with glass doors such as this one from AMCO Engineering. (Image courtesy of AMCO Engineering Company.)
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glass house

1. British term for greenhouse.
2. A residence having exterior walls which are almost completely glass; an outstanding example is Philip Johnson’s glass house in Connecticut.
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how nice it would be if we could only get through into Looking- glass House! I'm sure it's got, oh!
A fresh breeze was blowing, and for a time I was alone in the moist obscurity--yet not alone, for I was dimly conscious of the presence of the pilot, and of what I took to be the captain, in the glass house above my head.
Come with me, friend John, and you shall help me deck the room with my garlic, which is all the war from Haarlem, where my friend Vanderpool raise herb in his glass houses all the year.
I am one of the sort that lives by throwing stones at other people's glass houses, but I never mean to put up one for them to stone."
20 August 2019 - California, US-based integrated cannabis and hemp company Glass House Group has entered into a binding letter of intent to acquire 100% of the capital stock and interests of California-based cannabis company F/ELD to unify cultivation, manufacturing and retail operations, the company said.
Glass House Group on Friday announced it has entered a binding agreement to purchase 100% of the stock and interests of F/ELD in an all-stock deal.
Cadiz announced it has entered into a joint venture partnership with Glass House Farms, a division of California Cannabis Enterprises.
The former glass house was part of nearby Duff House until it was gifted to the town by the Duff family.
Among the most important elements of the project is the Glass House containing the plants mentioned in the Holy Quran and Sunnah, which grow under certain temperatures and special environmental determinants, reported state news agency Wam .
As well as areas that detail the miracles of the Quran (the Cave of Miracles) and an Umrah corner, there is also an outdoor theatre and Glass House, along with facilities akin to most parks, like children's play areas, a lake, running and cycling tracks.
It will feature 17 places to eat, including much-loved familiar faces fronted by its 'Food Heroes' such as Olly Smith's Glass House and Michelin starred 'master of spices' Atul Kochhar's Sindhu.
Glass House, which already has a presence on Newcastle's Dean Street, is to open a bar at the Manor Walks shopping centre in Cramlington.