Reply to post: Re: When your stomach sinks to your shoes

The silence of the racks is deafening, production gear has gone dark – so which wire do we cut?

Dr Dan Holdsworth
Pirate

Re: When your stomach sinks to your shoes

There are worse things than noisy AC and silent racks. One of these is silent AC and noisy racks, because the blissful silence of the lack of AC is very soon punctuated by screams of panic and the sound of big unix kit being emergency shut down.

Yes, this happened at a site I know of. It is quite an old centre for computing excellence, which once produced a book on why outsourcing was a bad idea right at the same time as an outsourcing attempt was going wrong...

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