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RE: San Francisco Power Outage

  • From: Raymond L. Corbin
  • Date: Tue Jul 24 21:51:46 2007

They should have generators running...I can't foresee any good
datacenter not having multiple generators to keep their customers
servers online with UPS.


-----Original Message-----
From: [email protected] [mailto:[email protected]] On Behalf Of
Adrian Chadd
Sent: Tuesday, July 24, 2007 7:54 PM
To: Seth Mattinen
Cc: nanog list
Subject: Re: San Francisco Power Outage

On Tue, Jul 24, 2007, Seth Mattinen wrote:

> I have a question: does anyone seriously accept "oh, power trouble" as
> 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.

> If you do accept this is a good reason for failure, why?

Didn't you read? He paid extra for super-reliable power from his
electricity provider..