Centurylink having a bad morning?
bryan at shout.net
Wed Sep 2 13:32:11 UTC 2020
On 9/2/20 1:49 PM, Nick Hilliard wrote:
> Shawn L via NANOG wrote on 02/09/2020 12:15:
>> We once moved a 3u server 30 miles between data centers this way.
>> Plug redundant psu into a ups and 2 people carried it out and put
>> them in a vehicle.
> hopefully none of these server moves that people have been talking about
> involved spinning disks. If they did, kit damage is one of the likely
> outcomes - you seriously do not want to bump active spindles:
> SSDs are a different story. In that case it's just a bit odd as to why
> you wouldn't want to power down a system to physically move it - in the
> sense that if your service delivery model can't withstand periodic
> maintenance and loss of availability of individual components,
> rethinking the model might be productive.
If it's your server, moving beyond (very) local facilities, and time is
not of the essence, then sure: power down.
If you're law-enforcement mid-raid, or trying to preserve your Frogger
high-score, well, ...
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