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Visiting Dave Dood at Sanger, Hinxton, Cambridge - 3rd May 2007

Nosher and Craig head over, for a long lunch, to the Sanger Centre (in Hinxton) to meet up with chum and former 3G Lab/Trigenix colleague Dave, and to peer at all his shiny new hardware in the recently-built data centre.

next album: May Miscellany: London, Louise's Bday, Norwich and Steve Winwood - May 2007
previous album: Miscellaneous: Curries, Bjarne Stroustrup Nerd-fests and Monster Fish - 29th April 2007

A whole stack of 500GB disks in a rack (sideways view coz it looks funkier)

Dave and the Data Centre: 6 cabinets of 320-500GB disks, the larger weighing in at 84 terabytes a rack

Craig and Dave in a rack-made canyon

The back of the disk array: fan-tastic

Another rack, this time with a ton of dual core2 blade servers

Dave's data centre (well, one of three)

Craig and Dave in front of a monster tape robot machine

Stock photography shot of a disk storage array

Another shot of a ton of 500GB disks

Craig, Dave and a bunch of fibre-optic cables

Orange fibre cables, and a spot of old-skool Cat-5

Nosher, Craig and Dave in front of a shiny ball on Sanger's new 'plaza'

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A whole stack of 500GB disks in a rack (sideways view coz it looks funkier)