AI Heats Up Data Centers: The Coming Transformation

The rise of artificial intelligence (AI) presents a unique challenge and opportunity for the data center industry. While AI has the potential to revolutionize various aspects of our lives, it also places significant demands on data center infrastructure. This article explores how AI will impact data centers, its challenges, and the potential solutions.

AI Workloads and Data Center Strain

AI applications can be broadly categorized into four areas: Natural Language Processing (NLP), computer vision, machine learning, and robotics. Each category places distinct demands on data centers. Due to the massive datasets required for training AI models, NLP, computer vision, and machine learning are expected to drive a surge in data center workloads.