7 things you don’t want in your server room

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It’s going to be a bad day when you pop into the server room to use your favorite backup software and find…

1. Servers choking on years of dust

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2. Bins precariously placed above your backup tapes to catch water from the air conditioner

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3. A spaghetti pile of cabling


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4. A fluoro spaghetti pile of cabling

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5. A toilet nested among spaghetti cabling

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6. A raccoon in the server room

(Ok so this raccoon hasn’t been in a server room but the team over at Rally Dev actually had a raccoon tear apart their racks last year.)


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7. A fire. Never a fire. Ever.

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