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What NOT to do in your server room

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Leave unused cables in-place.  Do not use cable management.  Label no cables.

 

Use cables of inappropriate length (this is a SCSI cable!):

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I apparently never blogged about taking a new position in 2008. I am no longer with the Florida Museum of Natural History at the University of Florida. I have been an IT Senior with the Children's Oncology Group at UF for about a year. COG is under the College of Medicine and affiliated with CureSearch / National Childhood Cancer Foundation.

Museum Server Racks - Part 4

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We have declared the new server space project "Done!" and have started to move in the servers.





There are some complexities with our situation of sharing physical space with one of the world's largest collections of Lepidoptera:

Museum Server Racks - Part 3

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We have cooling!



The first server has been installed:

Museum Server Racks - Part 2

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A lot of progress has been made since the project began. These pictures show some of the intermediate steps.

Here I am installing a vertical PDU (Power Distribution Unit):




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