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BETT 2015 Thread, BETT 2010 - Pimp your rack! in General; Since the rack pictures never made it to the stand at BETT due to other things taking precedence, if you ...
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    BETT 2010 - Pimp your rack!

    Since the rack pictures never made it to the stand at BETT due to other things taking precedence, if you sent pictures for the displays how about posting them here so we can see?


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    I must have missed the original thread - either that or forgotten...

    Any special criteria for these pics? or just snap away?

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    The server room in a box at BETT. Complete with Ric's hand.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Domino View Post
    I must have missed the original thread - either that or forgotten...

    Any special criteria for these pics? or just snap away?
    There was a thread asking for pictures of your server racks in school for BETT posters.

    Snap away!

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    ill do it next time i venture down to the server room, but might be a whil as its the other end of the building!

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    The next addition to the server-room-in-a-box will be a 1u 4TB SAN using this chassis: LinITX.com - Travla TE-1160 Rackmount Barebone System
    Hmmm...storage goodness!
    I shall try and get a few pics posted tomorrow.

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    If I were to buy that it would cost £1170 for 4TB. If I were to build it, which is much more fun, and run FreeNAS on it it would cost about £700.

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    Good point. Plus it's a lot more fun building your own

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    Especially when you eventually get it to work!

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    I cant understand what this rack will do, what purpose will it serve?

    Just wondering really.

    Sorry for the hijack

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    Quote Originally Posted by FN-GM View Post
    I cant understand what this rack will do, what purpose will it serve?

    Just wondering really.

    Sorry for the hijack
    Be used at places like BETT, conferences etc and also shows off companies products who sponsor the forum so gives us a chance to see them in a working environment when we're attending an EduGeek conference or something. Also, it's a bit of fun to see what can be achieved?

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    The nas wont be from a sponsor....

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    No. It's all a proof-of-concept. We did it to see if we could.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FN-GM View Post
    The nas wont be from a sponsor....
    I was talking more about the rack in general as it stands now.



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