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Rubyist and reformed sysadmin. Startup ops dude.


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comment Rack layout for future growth
Thanks! I've realized that you (and others) are right about organization. Not worth it. New plan is to just build from the bottom up.
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comment Rack layout for future growth
Yep, ports forward on the switch. Cables come up the back of the rack, through the brush strip, and into the switch. I'll leave space for a KVM, but we don't have one now.
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comment Rack layout for future growth
I like the visual separation. It's... not really for any good technical reason.
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comment Rack layout for future growth
The switch mounting policy is to ensure that hot air blows out the back, I'm not sure they're going to budge on it. I forgot to mention in my main post (but have since added) that we have a 0U PDU. Redundancy is as you describe.
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comment Rack layout for future growth
Precisely what Jason said... the colo provides very robust redundant power with UPS and generators.
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