Dangers In The Data Center
There are several dangers in the data center that can befall technicians and even customers, and I list them with ways on how to avoid them.
Shoes For Data Center Techs: I Suggest Crocs
Due to the amount of walking and standing the proper shoes for data center techs are vital or one will be in pain. My recommendation: Crocs.
Git Gud Techs And Stop Taking Easy Tickets
My opinion is harsh but git gud techs and stop taking easy tickets because you don’t want to get “stuck” with a difficult-to-diagnose server.
Dead Switch Port? Chuck It Out!
In the Twitter data center if a network switch had a dead switch port techs replaced the entire switch. That’s wasteful, right? Nope.
Diagnosing Faulty Servers In Twitter’s Data Center
Diagnosing faulty servers in Twitter’s data center for us Site Operations Techs took using multiple commands and sometimes a crash cart.
My Shocking Experience Inside Twitter’s DC
Here’s my shocking experience inside Twitter’s DC in Atlanta, GA featuring outdated hardware and loose procedures for the techs.
Twitter Data Center Secrecy: I Never Understood It
The management behind the Twitter 1.0 data centers didn’t want any information made public about the data centers. And I never understood their need for secrecy.
Independent Contracting For A CDN
I spent three years as an independent contractor for a CDN because I needed extra money and the work was as-needed. Overall, I had a good experience.
My Data Center Experience
I discuss my experience working in different data centers during my extensive IT career.