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Re: San Francisco Power Outage
On Tue, 2007-07-24 at 19:57 -0400, Patrick Giagnocavo wrote: > > On Jul 24, 2007, at 6:54 PM, Seth Mattinen wrote: > > > > I have a question: does anyone seriously accept "oh, power trouble" > > as a reason your servers went offline? Where's the generators? UPS? > > Testing said combination of UPS and generators? What if it was > > important? I honestly find it hard to believe anyone runs a > > facility like that and people actually *pay* for it. > > > > Sad that the little Telcove DC here in Lancaster, PA, that Level3 > bought a few months ago, has weekly full-on generator tests where > 100% of the load is transferred to the generator, while apparently > large DCs that are charging premium rates, do not. Perhaps they do. Wouldn't have mattered in this case if the big-red-button rumor is real. ;-) -Jim P.