Temp at Level 3 data centers
josh at kyneticwifi.com
Wed Oct 11 17:00:20 CST 2017
On Oct 11, 2017 11:56 AM, "Zachary Winnerman" <zacharyw09264 at gmail.com>
> I recall some evidence that 80+F temps can reduce hard drive lifetime,
> though it might be outdated as it was from before SSDs were around. I
> would imagine that while it may not impact the ability for a server to
> handle load, it may reduce equipment lifetime. It also could be an
> indication that they lack redundancy in the case of an AC failure. This
> could cause equipment damage if the datacenter is unattended and
> temperatures are allowed to rise.
> On 2017年10月11日 11:45, Keith Stokes wrote:
> > There are plenty of people who say 80+ is fine for equipment and data
> centers aren’t built for people.
> > However other things have to be done correctly.
> > Are you sure your equipment is properly oriented for airflow (hot/cold
> aisles if in use) and has no restrictions?
> > On Oct 11, 2017, at 9:42 AM, Sam Kretchmer <sam at coeosolutions.com
> <mailto:sam at coeosolutions.com>> wrote:
> > with a former employer we had a suite at the L3 facility on Canal in
> > Chicago. They had this exact issue for the entire time we had the suite.
> > They kept blaming a failing HVAC unit on our floor, but it went on for
> > years no matter who we complained to, or what we said.
> > Good luck.
> > On 10/11/17, 7:31 AM, "NANOG on behalf of David Hubbard"
> > <nanog-bounces at nanog.org<mailto:nanog-bounces at nanog.org> on behalf of
> dhubbard at dino.hostasaurus.com<mailto:dhubbard at dino.hostasaurus.com>>
> > Curious if anyone on here colo¹s equipment at a Level 3 facility and has
> > found the temperature unacceptably warm? I¹m having that experience
> > currently, where ambient temp is in the 80¹s, but they tell me that¹s
> > perfectly fine because vented tiles have been placed in front of all
> > equipment racks. My equipment is alarming for high temps, so obviously
> > not fine. Trying to find my way up to whomever I can complain to that¹s
> > in a position to do something about it but it seems the support staff
> > have been told to brush questions about temp off as much as possible.
> > Was wondering if this is a country-wide thing for them or unique to the
> > data center I have equipment in. I have equipment in several others from
> > different companies and most are probably 15-20 degrees cooler.
> > Thanks,
> > David
> > ---
> > Keith Stokes
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