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

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Re: What no-one has mentioned yet... - DRUMS

"Fastrand drums were actually made by a sewer pipe manufacturer."

Ah, probably centrifugal casting. Fascinating process but I imagine you wouldn't want to be anywhere near it when it went wrong. (While hot molten iron + heavy moulds rotating at high speed = what could possibly go wrong.)

Workplace environment a tad different from my bijoux office:

Here's one for the weekend, and thanks for sharing your war stories.

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