[Gllug] london hackspace news / Cheap 2nd hand rackmount servers
jasper at pointless.net
Wed Mar 30 21:56:54 UTC 2011
On Wed, 30 Mar 2011, Chris Bell wrote:
> On Sat 26 Mar, Jasper Wallace wrote:
> > There's now another batch of 8 servers up, most are 3U with one 4U and 1
> > 1U.
> Out of interest, what are the main reasons for retiring old servers
> (apart from the company closing)? Signs of failure within a batch of
> machines? Speed? Capacity? Power economy? Tax write-off?
I don't know why last.fm got rid of them, but they are in the 4-5 years
old age bracket, They may of moved to hosting in the cloud.
P.S. we have loads of SCA drives as well if you want them to go with a
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