Solid state drives

Mike Woods mike at
Wed Apr 21 11:26:37 BST 2010

Quoting "Paul Makepeace" <paulm at>:

> I wonder how big the intersection of datacenters that don't have halon
> AND are served by a fire dept that's using water rather than CO2 to
> extinguish electrical fires is.
> Google machines have per-machine UPS which works pretty well for a
> number of reasons,

Slightly ot but the per-machine thing reminds me of a product that was  
available many, many years ago which was an internal ups, it aws  
effectivally an atx psu with a battery that was installed into one of  
the machines 5.25" drive bays.

Mike Woods
Full of squishy cynicism

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