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