Musings on IT, data management, whitewater rafting, and backpacking

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Tape in the Cloud?

Why don't we have access to tape storage in “the cloud”?

Monday, July 2, 2012

Some useful data center design formulas


Ever tried to translate between IT-speak, electrician-speak, and heating-ventilation-air-conditioning-speak?  Adding to the confusion, HVAC is known as “mechanical” in the building trades.

Here are a few useful formulas and rules-of-thumb for translating units between different disciplines, along with related data center design tips.