Data Centers

Real-world server room nightmares

Duct tape solution?

Most of these pictures are messes that were inherited by admins. This is a "duct tape ramp" constructed by creative facilities personnel to direct the water from a dripping AC into a bucket in the server room.

Credit: leiby.mark

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Selena has been at TechRepublic since 2002. She is currently a Senior Editor with a background in technical writing, editing, and research. She edits Data Center, Linux and Open Source, Apple in the Enterprise, The Enterprise Cloud, Web Designer, and...

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