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post #21 of 35
Puns and jokes aside, how the hell is that even possible? Clouds forming inside a room and then raining down?

Can someone who understands science here please explain confused.gifconfused.gifconfused.gif
post #22 of 35
From the Article:
Quote:
Facebook learned from the mistakes, and now designs its servers with a seal around their power supply, or as Parikh calls it, "a rubber raincoat."

Really?...
They didn't learn to...I don't know... do something about the moisture?

Yeah, we'll just let it rain in the building, it's the power supplies fault.
Edited by GunSkillet - 6/9/13 at 5:09pm
    
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post #23 of 35
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Originally Posted by GunSkillet View Post

From the Article:
Really?...
They didn't learn to...I don't know... do something about the moisture?

Yeah, we'll just let it rain in the building, it's the power supplies fault.

They probably fixed the condensation issue as well. I assume the rubber raincoat is for added protection in case it rains on their parade again.
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post #24 of 35
I read this on slash-dot.. too bad they didn't have pictures.
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post #25 of 35
i hope ther had inception music playing in the background
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post #26 of 35
So the servers actually become self aware, and water-cool themselves when it gets too hot? I'm starting to think facebook is just a front end for skynet now..
post #27 of 35
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Gee! Even Facebook is hosting their own cloud service these days!

pun intended

That was terrible...sorry. biggrin.gif
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Are you sure you didn't take some bad LSD? wink.gif

Clearly you haven't been to a proper rave tongue.gif
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post #28 of 35
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I've seen that happen at a rave before.

It happened when I saw Metallica and Tool, although that was the one arena so yeah.
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post #29 of 35
pics or it didn't happen. not really serious, but i want to see pics
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Great AC equipment there FB.

/ was the "Daywalker" in that "raining" party?
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