[svlug] Server farm tour?

Bill Kendrick nbs at sonic.net
Sun Jul 31 22:36:15 PDT 2005

On Sun, Jul 31, 2005 at 10:10:29PM -0700, Ian Kluft wrote:
> I think if a data center or co-lo facility is big enough, it's probably
> worth seeing, as long as you can also be told some of the things it's
> being used for.  That's the important thing - give some context to
> differentiate it from a plain "chorus of cooling fans".

Remember also that this is a 12yo kid we're talking about.
(Admittedly one who knows more about IPTables than I do, but...)

> I'll see if I can arrange a tour of one of the data centers where I work.
> Since he already understands what a computer and a network switch are on
> a small scale - it may well be a significant inspiration for him.  Who
> knows what this kid might do later on after this broadens his horizons.

Thanks Ian! :)


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