This is more or less how its gonna be. All the bits are now in place, half the rack stuff has been put in place already, the last stuff goes in coming Vriday.
One of the biggest oversights we made was with power requirements. If you want redundant power for a lot of servers, you need [...]
So a few weeks ago, we spent our Saterday doing major recable work on the new Technical Computer room (TCR) in the new location, in preperation for our Big Bang services move coming up on the 5th of July (it was delayed from the 22nd))
So thise pics and videos are a few weeks old now, [...]
Youtube videos are worth a thousands words, so I will let them do the talking.
Progress TCR Move May27 part 1 (the old location)
Progress TCR Move May27 part 2 (the new location)
What Mustafa thinks of IBM rackmount kits:
And some pics from the last 3 days:
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IBM xseries 336, bout 3 years old now
ServeRAID 6M controller [...]
So I havent posted about our Datacenter move in a while.
Well we are starting to pick up the pace now, all the new servers at the new location have been set up, and various other teams are now installing their stuff on there.
We are now getting into decomissioning more and more servers from the old [...]