The 12 Days of Data Center Christmas

Written by Joe Kozlowicz on Friday, December 19th 2014

As much as we’d like to see some lords a-leaping in our data center, they don’t have security clearance, so you might as well send them home. Here’s 12 Days of Data Center Christmas instead.
 

Green House Data holiday card 2014The 12 Days of Data Center Christmas

On the first day of Christmas, my SysAdmin gave to me
A new network topology.
 

On the second day of Christmas, my SysAdmin gave to me
Two snapshots
And a new network topology.
 

On the third day of Christmas, my SysAdmin gave to me
Three cabinet racks
Two snapshots
And a new network topology.
 

On the fourth day of Christmas, my SysAdmin gave to me
Four Quadrants of Magic
Three cabinet racks
Two snapshots
And a new network topology.
 

On the fifth day of Christmas, my SysAdmin gave to me
A FIVE-NINE SLA
Four Quadrants of Magic
Three cabinet racks
Two snapshots
And a new network topology.
 

On the sixth day of Christmas, my SysAdmin gave to me
Six drives a-spinning
A FIVE-NINE SLA
Four Quadrants of Magic
Three cabinet racks
Two snapshots
And a new network topology.
 

On the seventh day of Christmas, my SysAdmin gave to me
Seven MACs addressing
Six drives-a-spinning
A FIVE-NINE SLA
Four Quadrants of Magic
Three cabinet racks
Two snapshots
And a new network topology.
 

On the eighth day of Christmas, my SysAdmin gave to me
Eight gigs of RAM a-crunching
Seven MACs addressing
Six drives a-spinning
A FIVE-NINE SLA
Four Quadrants of Magic
Three cabinet racks
Two snapshots
And a new network topology.

On the ninth day of Christmas, my SysAdmin gave to me
Nine backups deduplicating
Eight gigs of RAM a-crunching
Seven MACs addressing
Six drives a-spinning
A FIVE-NINE SLA
Four Quadrants of Magic
Three cabinet racks
Two snapshots
And a new network topology.

 

On the tenth day of Christmas, my SysAdmin gave to me
Ten loads balancing
Nine backups deduplicating
Eight gigs of RAM a-crunching
Seven MACs addressing
Six drives a-spinning
A FIVE-NINE SLA
Four Quadrants of Magic
Three cabinet racks
Two snapshots
And a new network topology.


On the eleventh day of Christmas, my SysAdmin gave to me
Eleven chillers cooling
Ten loads balancing
Nine backups deduplicating
Eight gigs of RAM a-crunching
Seven MACs addressing
Six drives a-spinning
A FIVE-NINE SLA
Four Quadrants of Magic
Three cabinet racks
Two snapshots
And a new network topology.
 

On the twelfth day of Christmas, my SysAdmin gave to me
Twelve VMs provisioning
Eleven chillers cooling
Ten loads balancing
Nine backups deduplicating
Eight gigs of RAM a-crunching
Seven MACs addressing
Six drives a-spinning
A FIVE-NINE SLA
Four Quadrants of Magic
Three cabinet racks
Two VM snapshots
And a new network topology.
 

Whatever holiday you celebrate, have a wonderful time with family and friends! Our hardworking support staff will be available Christmas day and New Years so you can enjoy the season. 

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