It came from beneath the raised floor

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Yes, it’s another post about datacentre horrors. I know what you’re thinking: “Yeah yeah, I’ve seen the one about the cabling“. Yeah well I used to be a datacentre technician like you, then I took a PCI-slot shiv in the knee. (Edit: Hrm, it looks like the owner nuked the gallery but the files still […]

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Pain-free server migration

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Being the veteran of a datacentre migration and several whole server migrations I feel like I’m getting the process down to a reasonably fine art. I had to perform another migration last night from another datacentre to ours at Global Switch and the process went very smoothly so I thought I’d share some of the […]

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News flash: widespread power outage hits Sydney CBD, Anchor hosting operations unaffected

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Sydney suffered a nasty power outage in the CBD on Monday, which according to reports affected tens of thousands of homes and businesses. Curiously, some traffic lights on George street were blacked out while others just a block or two away were working fine. From a technical standpoint, a measure of diversity like that is […]

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