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Re: What is the limit? (was RE: multi-homing fixes) (fwd)
> > > Err. Water and electricvity make a dangerous mix. > > > > Ya. My air handling systems seem to deal with it OK. > > They are kept in different places. Now think how are you going to combine > hot-swappability and water cooling, and not let moisture to get out :) I don't recall seeing any mops around when the CE's replaced a board on the 1100/90's. They were not "hot-swappable"--but nobody had thought of _that_ as a good marketing drool. We had "redundant" equipment and took the broken one off-line to work on it. [snip] > As soon as you do liquid cooling the price goes up an order of magnitude. > > This is as simple as that. Be interesting to know where that came from. Particularly when you consider the "liquid-cooled" versus "can't do it" costs. > My take is that the real answer is to move from heavy, sticky electrons to > photons; the trick is to get them to interact in useful ways :) Had your finger on an operating LASER lately?