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    What if...

    ... money was no object...

    ... and you needed a machine with a CPU and two network ports on it (i.e. enough to run an SSH server, nothing more)...

    ... and that machine needed to stay up and responsive even in the face of temperatures as hot as the surface of the sun...

    ... what would you buy?

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    Re: What if...

    Quote Originally Posted by directhex View Post
    ... money was no object...and that machine needed to stay up and responsive even in the face of temperatures as hot as the surface of the sun...
    Start a research project to find a way to turn plasma convection into a data processing unit.

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    Re: What if...

    A ticket to alaska?

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    Re: What if...

    Adequate Cooling! Burying it in Uranus may help.

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    Re: What if...

    are there some ruggedised servers available ?

    somethign with H00000000000ge heatsinks ?
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    Re: What if...

    Quote Originally Posted by CAT-THE-FIFTH View Post
    Adequate Cooling!
    And if the adequate cooling fails?

    That's the use case - I need something which will sit in a 22KW rack and stay alive in the event of catastrophic aircon failure

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    Re: What if...

    I don't know about "temperatures as hot as the surface of the sun" CodaOctopus Colmek produce some systems made for pretty extreme situations.



    And i'm sure if money was no object then they could build you one with two ethernet ports.

    btw, i love the mil-spec conections on this thing

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    Re: What if...

    Quote Originally Posted by directhex View Post
    And if the adequate cooling fails?

    That's the use case - I need something which will sit in a 22KW rack and stay alive in the event of catastrophic aircon failure
    Uranus is pretty large and pretty cold!! I do not see it warming up for a while!!

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