Nuclear power for POPs

Wayne Bouchard web at
Fri Aug 8 23:22:30 UTC 1997

> At 14:50 8/8/97, William Duncanson wrote:
> >> I'll be more than happy to leverage my experience from my Nuclear 
> >> Engineering days to help Internet companies plan for these redundant
> >> power plants.  Each load of fuel would be good for about 18 to 24 
> >> months of sustained operation, and we could even design it so that
> >> should it experience an explosion, there is no confusion or expectation
> >> on the performance and viability of colocated and nearby equipment.
> >> 
> >> Chris
> >> 
> >Sign me up!  I want one of these in my back yard.  I figure I could
> >probably run the whole block off of one of these.
> It may soon be necessary to include one of these in each POP,
> given notable vendors increasing power demands...
> Chris, can you do 23" open rack designs? 
> ;-)
> /John

Nuclear powered POPs.. Hmm..

I can see the outage ticket now.. "Technicians on site assessing
colatteral damage. Apparently the site melted and there's nothing
left to repair. ETR weeks for relocation to an area with safe
radiation levels."

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