Category Archives: Data Center

Flashback Friday: A little TOO efficient

Flashback Friday: A little TOO efficient This data center is being relocated, and movers are scheduled to transport four $75,000 UPS units for the 600-mile trip, reports pilot fish. “I happened to be looking out the window at the parking lot,” fish says. “I spotted several men loading the UPS units onto a grass-stained […]

And that, kids, is how you boot a system

And that, kids, is how you boot a system Back in pilot fish’s college days, everything on campus runs off a DECsystem10 core-memory mainframe, connected to clusters of dumb terminals by “cluster controller” PDP-10 minicomputers. Late one night, one of those cluster controllers goes on the fritz. None of the college employees or designated […]