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My HP C7000 Saga: Racking the servers

So after I moved the server rack downstairs, not to big of a deal, it was time to get it loaded up… That however is a MUCH bigger deal, since even empty the C7000 chassis weighs in at somewhere around 200 lbs. I recruited Jerry Buckley to help me with this, thankfully, he was available.… Read More »

My HP C7000 Saga: The 24U rack

Today with Corey’s help (thanks again btw), went and picked up a used Dell 24U server rack. Complete with Front and Back locking doors and both locking side panels. Very heavy duty, going to be a very nice addition for the C7000’s. As you can see in the photo below, it had a few servers… Read More »

My HP C7000 Saga: 2 chassis aren’t enough, 3 is better.

Ok, so I’m sure my wife thinks I’ve gone crazy by now, but she smiles and doesn’t judge, what a woman. I of course bought 2 C7000 chassis fully loaded with 32 blades in March, but one of the chassis was an older one. Now this doesn’t REALLY matter as you can upgrade the firmware… Read More »