Reply to post: Re: Nah. We were civilized, no rodeo in the data center.

Disk drive fired 'Frisbees of death' across data centre after storage admin crossed his wires

John 110

Re: Nah. We were civilized, no rodeo in the data center.

Not drives, but lab centrifuges. - We were taught to "balance" these by adding a tube opposite the one we were spinning containing a carefully measured (by eye) level of water. One day somebody (else) forgot... The centrifuge walked off the bench and was wandering across the floor when somebody had the presence of mind to turn it off at the wall.

And don't talk to me about ultra-centrifuges...

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