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Data Center Aficionado & Creative Writer

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Rack Push Days Sucked

A row of racks in a data center

Rack push days at the Twitter data center sucked because we were always tired and sweaty from pushing heavy racks down a long hallway.

Dangers In The Data Center

A sign on a device stating Danger High Voltage

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.

Dead Switch Port? Chuck It Out!

closeup of a network switch ports

In the Twitter data center if a network switch had a dead switch port techs replaced the entire switch. That’s wasteful, right? Nope.