When an APC rack meets a homelab, machining, and TIG welding
Aug29

When an APC rack meets a homelab, machining, and TIG welding

When you get a great deal on an APC AR3100 but find out it has two sets of rear doors you just machine some stuff and weld it together, right?

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Ever wonder how much power a PDU draws?
Aug13

Ever wonder how much power a PDU draws?

Hi again!  Soon I will be moving a rack of about 8-10 servers, two 48 port switches, an MD1000 full of disks, and some other odds an ends to a location equipped with a 240v 30A circuit.  Naturally, I need something to plug into the L6-30R receptacle and because I will be remote of this setup I’d like to be able to flip a server or switch off entirely in case of issue.  There are times where an iDRAC just goes brain-dead and the...

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