DataCenter color-coding cabling schema

Owen DeLong owen at
Mon Mar 14 18:15:29 UTC 2016

> On Mar 13, 2016, at 20:58 , Valdis.Kletnieks at wrote:
> On Sun, 13 Mar 2016 22:21:48 -0400, "Oliver O'Boyle" said:
>> Just place a piece of tape under the padding and it won't slide anymore. 5
>> seconds of extra work per end, though.
> I dunno. Your dexterity must be better than mine.  I'd have trouble digging up
> the roll of tape, removing a section, putting the tape roll down, and applying
> the tape to the cable, all in 5 seconds.
> Especially if you drop it and it manages to bounce through a cutout in the
> raised floor.  That's got to be the single best reason for overhead cabling. :)

Because it’s faster if you have to climb down off a ladder first before pulling
up the floor tiles to track down the roll of tape?

Oh, you mean that’s the single best reason for overhead COOLING. :P


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