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Forum: Colocation and Data Centers 10-02-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By serverhouse
Disaster recovery and Backup are not the same. ...

Disaster recovery and Backup are not the same.

Backup is just making a copy of your data, could be to another disk on the same server, to tape, another server in the same rack.

DR is what it...
Forum: Colocation and Data Centers 09-22-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 402
Posted By serverhouse
No sorry, nearest DC I can think of is C4L in...

No sorry, nearest DC I can think of is C4L in Bournemouth, but that's probably no nearer than London!

Data centre map has
Tata Communications in Highbridge
Enduserv in Swindon
Saxon in...
Forum: Colocation and Data Centers 09-22-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 402
Posted By serverhouse
Bristol is 3-5 hours from Docklands, Maidenhead...

Bristol is 3-5 hours from Docklands, Maidenhead is probably closer, but still 2 hours min.

Despite being where about 95% of our transatlantic capacity is landed the West Country lacks DC's and...
Forum: Colocation and Data Centers 09-16-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,415
Posted By serverhouse
I've never used router OS, however the concept it...

I've never used router OS, however the concept it pretty straight forward...

It looks like there is an option under IP Settings called rp_filter as others have mentioned, by default this is off...
Forum: Colocation and Data Centers 09-16-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,415
Posted By serverhouse
This is one of my bug bears as if the Internet...

This is one of my bug bears as if the Internet had 100% ingress filtering DDOS and Botnets would all but cease to exist.

So few people do RFC2827 which is basically filtering packets to ensure a...
Forum: Colocation and Data Centers 08-29-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,337
Posted By serverhouse
Selfies are yesterdays news, it's videos of...

Selfies are yesterdays news, it's videos of people pouring ice water on themselves (60TB will be the min)!

Quantum released a paper in the 90's (which I can't find) where they basically attributed...
Forum: Colocation and Data Centers 08-22-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,152
Posted By serverhouse
Camera is useful to see who is opening your rack,...

Camera is useful to see who is opening your rack, we have a couple of clients who have it, soon as the door is open they get a picture of who is was, creates a good audit trail.

A proper up to...
Forum: Colocation and Data Centers 08-12-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 729
Posted By serverhouse
What do you call London, docklands (HEX,...

What do you call London, docklands (HEX, Telehouse etc) is different pricing to PowerGate.

Ensuring the provider you get quotes from has that building 'on net' will affect the pricing, if they're...
Forum: Colocation and Data Centers 08-11-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 829
Posted By serverhouse
Different DC's are 'best' in different markets. ...

Different DC's are 'best' in different markets.

If you're looking for lots (x * 10G) of transit or peering then you'll need to look at somewhere that can support this, so the best will be...
Forum: Colocation and Data Centers 07-31-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 544
Posted By serverhouse
Ed is quite well known in the industry and has...

Ed is quite well known in the industry and has quite a bit of experience in the colo market.

I would think you could safely assume he's done a good job but without knowing what you want and what...
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Forum: Colocation and Data Centers 07-29-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,758
Posted By serverhouse
You don't have to do IPv6 now, but as people have...

You don't have to do IPv6 now, but as people have said, its not IF, but when.
If you envisage your platform to still be live/growing in 2-3 years then v6 is going to be imperative.

I think you'd...
Forum: Colocation and Data Centers 07-23-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 854
Posted By serverhouse
Allow me to elaborate. If you're a data...

Allow me to elaborate.

If you're a data centre you have a max capacity per rack, say 5kW, if you fill it up with 1U servers each pulling 120w you have 100% utilization so you're not paying for...
Forum: Colocation and Data Centers 07-23-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 854
Posted By serverhouse
4U can work out quite expensive as power/space is...

4U can work out quite expensive as power/space is intended for 4 x 1U servers

It's often called "bread rack" colocation so google along those lines

Installing the box on its side will be fine,...
Forum: Colocation and Data Centers 06-16-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,023
Posted By serverhouse
The short answer is no. There are exceptions...

The short answer is no.

There are exceptions

1). PI Space
If you have PI (provider independent) space - you can see this by doing a 'WHOIS' and seeing if it's

status: ASSIGNED PI...
Forum: Colocation and Data Centers 06-04-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,471
Posted By serverhouse
Your servers suck cold air in the front and blow...

Your servers suck cold air in the front and blow hot air out of the back.

Make sure your rack has vents to allow this, normally the more vents the better, with glass fronted racks you normally...
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