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Datacenter Move post 2
So it turns out, we are gonna move all the servers to 1 location. Expect a new rack diagram soonish ;) I hate politics. Moving it all to 1 place is both a blessing and a curse. Naturally, its logistically easier for us. But it also means we are facing potential power and airco issues at the single location. Moving to the 1 location was a political desicion, and not made with the best of technical considerations in mind. On top of that, the big Citrix migration project, that we are depending on being ......

Posted On Friday, April 25, 2008 12:57 AM

Books on Systems Administration and Datacenters
Ars Techninca recently opened a new forum called “The Server Room” The first thread I started there was about sysadmin and datacenter books, and I already have some real jewels that I will be ordering soon, I suspect. From Cisco Press: ( ) and this one was recommended to me too: ( ......

Posted On Thursday, April 17, 2008 3:52 PM

First Datacenter move post
Ok, so this is the first post in a long while on this blog. The reason I have started blogging again, is cause I finally have something interesting Techie to blog about – namely our datacenter move. I hope this will become a series of posts, over the next few months, relating to our move. Our datacenter: – 100+ Citrix servers– Buch’O infrastructure server– About 20 application servers– About 8 web/FTP servers– About 6 IIS/Web servers– 2 IBM Blade Centers– Bunch’O Unix servers– About 6 SQL servers– ......

Posted On Tuesday, April 15, 2008 12:52 AM

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