I don't know where else to ask these questions and this
newsgroup seems most appropriate.
I have a bunch of rack servers which sit on top of
some tower case. I plan to replace towers with racks
and I would like to know how everyone else
handle the mess.
Immediate problem: I want to keep rack servers
running while I remove the towers at the bottom and replace with rack
servers. Since rack servers are resting on
tower cases below I find it impossible except with the help of
many people holding heavy rack servers up in the air.
Future problem: If I have all rack servers sitting
on top of each other how do I replace a server which is not
to top without powering down all above and removing them
one by one.
Continuous problem: None of my rack servers have rails because
I cannot find any rail that will fit the rack. (And I have bought
Here is a picture of the mess I am referring to
Ideal thing will be some kind of crane which can lift any
variable number of servers and I can move in and out 1
server at will.