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Re: Home computer rooms
From: J <nanog () namor ca>
Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2011 21:02:14 -0500

Charles N Wyble wrote:
All,

Related to my thread about home data centers, what are folks using to
store compute gear in?

Mine sits in two racks in my second bedroom. Cooled by ambient AC.

Has anyone built a dedicated room? What resources did you use to do so?
Are their any standards to reference etc?

Old IBM 32U cabinet in the unfinished basement, half a dozen older IBM
x-series and NAS, Cisco 2950/3550, old terminal server, UPS (have to
upgrade), bix patch panel, etc.

Simple and cheap stuff I've managed to cobble together over the years.  A
lot mirroring the configuration (not the hardware) at work.

Eventual projects include building the room around it and tying the phone
into it all.

It's all for fun, really.


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