Power basics- any resources?
netfortius at gmail.com
Fri Sep 4 01:48:51 UTC 2009
APC (http://www.apc.com) has lots of info Data Center related
(...support...), where you could find some good stuff.
On 9/3/09, Darren Bolding <darren at bolding.org> wrote:
> I need to teach an operations group (Systems, Network, Security, IT folks)
> some basics of power as it applies to the team. Normal things they will see
> and should understand when they are planning on bringing equipment online
> I have an idea of many things to talk about, particularly as they apply to
> our environment, but I was hoping there might be some publicly available
> slides or docs that I could take advantage of.
> I'll be happy to share anything we come up with- though this may just be me
> in front of a whiteboard.
> Here are some of the questions I plan to cover:
> What are amps, volts and watts?
> What are Volt-Amps, and why do they matter?
> How much can I load that circuit?
> How does a breaker work?
> Where are the breakers at our sites?
> What should you do if a breaker trips?
> How do we know how much load a device will place on a circuit?
> How do we monitor power usage?
> Basic safety.
> Redundant power.
> Thanks for any pointers!
> -- Darren Bolding --
> -- darren at bolding.org --
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