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Forum: Data center general discussion and solution 04-20-2012, 10:26 PM
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You generally want them near power substations...

You generally want them near power substations and near fiber backbones. Putting them where power is not easily run and where fiber is not present presents some major problems for having to add in...
Forum: Data center general discussion and solution 04-20-2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,378
Posted By Rmgill
Raised floor that's used for cabling AND for...

Raised floor that's used for cabling AND for mechanical space has some benefits. Keeping the plumbing out of sight allows more usable floor space for access around racks and their contents while...
Forum: Data Center Design, Development, Building Systems and Operations 04-20-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,606
Posted By Rmgill
Conduct a few tests. See what your start time is...

Conduct a few tests. See what your start time is for a cold block and for the temps in question. What's the criticality, what happens if your generator fails to start in the dead of winter?
Forum: Data Center Design, Development, Building Systems and Operations 04-20-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 9,788
Posted By Rmgill
We've wobbled back and forth in our spaces...

We've wobbled back and forth in our spaces between point to point and patch panels.

I highly prefer patch panels as that means you can have better use of switches AND different switches in a...
Forum: Discuss about Datacenter Software/Hardware Related Issues. 06-25-2008, 07:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,012
Posted By Rmgill
I have the following racks in various locations: ...

I have the following racks in various locations:

Emcor 10 Series racks: Very heavy, some very broad options for parts, not easy to reconfigure at all or un-gang with hardware installed. Generally...
Forum: Data center general discussion and solution 06-25-2008, 07:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,746
Posted By Rmgill
Heh. One of my rooms is Orange and Purple on the...

Heh. One of my rooms is Orange and Purple on the walls.
Forum: Data Center Design, Development, Building Systems and Operations 08-13-2007, 06:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,512
Posted By Rmgill
Single Rack DC configurations Roll your own or contractor?

So I have a pair of DC Rectifier racks here at two of our Data Centers. Management wants us to have an outside contractor design, build and maintain the new offsite deployment that we're looking to...
Forum: Data center general discussion and solution 07-24-2007, 10:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,986
Posted By Rmgill
I got a look at one of these at the Local Sun...

I got a look at one of these at the Local Sun office when they brought it around. Not a bad idea.

4" connections for water on both sides
power connections on both sides, same for network...
Forum: Data center general discussion and solution 07-24-2007, 09:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,883
Posted By Rmgill
There's planning, Bad planning, Murphy and...

There's planning, Bad planning, Murphy and then...



Murphy re-enacarnated as one of your co-workers. :eek:



I've had a co-worker plug a device in of their own volition through labels...
Forum: Data center general discussion and solution 04-12-2007, 04:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,883
Posted By Rmgill
That's an infinitely better method. However, to...

That's an infinitely better method. However, to inspect such a fuse, you have to pull it to check, which breaks the contact. If for some reason you're confused on which fuse you need to pull to...
Forum: Data center general discussion and solution 04-10-2007, 09:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,883
Posted By Rmgill
To change a fuse, a user has to expose themselves...

To change a fuse, a user has to expose themselves to hot contacts for the fuse. Some power strips I've seen have a very light piece of clear plastic covering the 208 VAC 30 amp fuse which you get to...
Forum: Data Center Design, Development, Building Systems and Operations 02-28-2007, 03:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,255
Posted By Rmgill
One of my friends ships a lot of servers. They...

One of my friends ships a lot of servers.
They kept having failures and decided to conduct their own tests. So they dropped servers to see what was failing so they could get a better idea of how to...
Forum: Data Center Prodcuts Reviews, Tools, Tips and Check List 02-28-2007, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,656
Posted By Rmgill
Netbotz makes some network appliances that can be...

Netbotz makes some network appliances that can be hooked into a WIFI network. But they're not "simple".
Forum: Data Center Design, Development, Building Systems and Operations 02-16-2007, 05:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,342
Posted By Rmgill
Send me an e-mail as well, we could potentially...

Send me an e-mail as well, we could potentially use the space though I can't make promises.
Forum: Data Center Design, Development, Building Systems and Operations 09-06-2006, 04:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,315
Posted By Rmgill
There are Branch Circuit Monitor CT's that can be...

There are Branch Circuit Monitor CT's that can be installed while the wires are hot. They measure individual circuits for amperage draw. They're not cheap, but they can be monitored on the network.
Forum: Data center general discussion and solution 09-06-2006, 03:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,609
Posted By Rmgill
It sounds to me what you're essentially proposing...

It sounds to me what you're essentially proposing is increasing the surface area of the cooling surface in the airflow. More or less increasing the size of the CRAC. If you supply additional chilled...
Forum: Discuss about Datacenter Software/Hardware Related Issues. 08-23-2006, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,384
Posted By Rmgill
You might have trouble fitting that many outlets...

You might have trouble fitting that many outlets in a strip in the first place.

Companies like Pulizzi will make custom units, they're spendy, but they make quality gear and will make all sorts...
Forum: Data Center Design, Development, Building Systems and Operations 08-23-2006, 02:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,180
Posted By Rmgill
If a CT unit is shut down and not run for some...

If a CT unit is shut down and not run for some time how do you know it's still operational when you need it? Are you thinking Chilled Water or Something else?
Forum: Data center general discussion and solution 08-10-2006, 07:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,854
Posted By Rmgill
I can't see a way around the kind of power...

I can't see a way around the kind of power density a data center needs with out a generator. You'd never get enough solar panels or wind generators nearby unless you built a whole farm and even...
Forum: Data center general discussion and solution 08-08-2006, 04:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,854
Posted By Rmgill
What are your goals? Waste Management?...

What are your goals?

Waste Management? Fuels?

Waste managment wise, recycle, manage your waste properly.

You could conceivably run your generators on Bio Diesel. Be sure you have a fuel...
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