The impact of Hurricane Sandy on the web has focused, in part, on the flooding of three data centers in Lower Manhattan. Back up generator systems that relied on pumps to refuel generators were destroyed. Additionally, there have been reports of outages from major data hubs and other data center facilities are running solely on backup generator power.
It’s pretty sweet when you don’t have to worry about your servers. But while Dotcom-Monitor is monitoring your servers remotely for everything from speed to temperature, some poor system admins or IT techs are being dropped into a tangled nightmare. Here are 15 of the worst server wiring jobs ever, or in other words, welcome to Server Room Cable Hell.