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Forum: Data center general discussion and solution 10-29-2011, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,952
Posted By ford
They usually have a very large power storage...

They usually have a very large power storage center/room so if the wind doesn't blow for a while they still have power.

Regards,
ford
Forum: Data center general discussion and solution 10-24-2011, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,613
Posted By ford
Green Data Centers

I've only been on the forum for a bit now but I've seen quite a lot of threads concerning a green data center and how you can make yours green. Below I list a few things that you can do to be more...
Forum: Data Center Prodcuts Reviews, Tools, Tips and Check List 10-24-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,796
Posted By ford
Well they ask you for email address and phone...

Well they ask you for email address and phone number, etc but I got away with some fake info and so far the book is really good!

Regards,
ford
Forum: Data center general discussion and solution 10-24-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,952
Posted By ford
As a matter of fact it is! They claim to run on...

As a matter of fact it is! They claim to run on "130% Wind Energy". I'm just glad that some of the larger companies are doing their part in being green.

Regards,
ford
Forum: Data Center Prodcuts Reviews, Tools, Tips and Check List 10-23-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,796
Posted By ford
Free eBook - By Don Jones

I stumbled accross this good read earlier today and thought that I had to share such a good resource with the community. Below is all the info from the site you can get it from (You can download it...
Forum: Server Discussion 10-23-2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,109
Posted By ford
Which server brand?

I'm looking to buy a few new servers and can't decide which brand/make to go with. I've had a great experience with Dell but IBM also looks like a good option. I don't think I want to go with HP.
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Forum: Data center general discussion and solution 10-23-2011, 08:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,387
Posted By ford
Move to Linux?

In the news I've seen quite a few large companies move their mainframe's OS to Linux. Two of these companies would include Paypal (http://www.informationweek.com/news/204300034) and The New York Stoc...
Forum: Data Center Design, Development, Building Systems and Operations 10-22-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,378
Posted By ford
I recommend three or so for most server rooms but...

I recommend three or so for most server rooms but as ABurton mentioned it depends on how many servers you have and how big the server room is. I suggest, if you can fit it into your budget, getting a...
Forum: Data Center Design, Development, Building Systems and Operations 10-22-2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,829
Posted By ford
Latest High-Tech Fire Protection Systems

On the forums I've seen that quite a few users are using fire extinguishers as their form of fire protection. There are much better fire protection systems available that don't nescessarily have to...
Forum: Discuss about Datacenter Software/Hardware Related Issues. 10-22-2011, 08:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,636
Posted By ford
The suggestions KenB made are good but I would...

The suggestions KenB made are good but I would recommend AVG Free. It has everything that other free Anti-Virus programs have and more. I used it for a few years and recently bought the full version....
Forum: Datacenter, Colocation, Cloud Hosting, Managed Hosting Reviews 10-22-2011, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,086
Posted By ford
I did some reading up about the advantages of...

I did some reading up about the advantages of cloud hosting (The article I read can be found here...
Forum: Data Center Prodcuts Reviews, Tools, Tips and Check List 10-22-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,086
Posted By ford
Thanks for the nice share! Just earlier today I...

Thanks for the nice share! Just earlier today I read an article about Google reducing their carbon footprint. I typed it out for you below:



So it really is great to see these large companies...
Forum: Data center general discussion and solution 10-22-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,725
Posted By ford
I think that it is safe. Personally, I use...

I think that it is safe. Personally, I use Dropbox (http://www.dropbox.com/) for storing files online because the first 2GB are free and you can sync it on any other computer/server as well so it is...
Forum: Data center general discussion and solution 10-22-2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,952
Posted By ford
I've heard and read of many data centers that run...

I've heard and read of many data centers that run on solar and wind power to make up for their carbon emmissions/footprint. An example of one of these would be the Hostgator data centers (They run on...
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