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Been following on Web Hosting Talk the affects of the Hurricane on New York Datacentres/connectivity. Luckily most have their generators and servers a few floors up and fibre should be fine even if its flooded. But the issue seems to be their fuel tank designs:

http://forums.peer1.com/viewtopic.php?f=37&t=7532&p=9463#p9463

I can understand putting the fuel in the basement due to the weight but it could be an idea to put the pump upstairs too :)

Love how they are carrying diesel in drums up the stairs to keep things going.





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  Reply # 709806 31-Oct-2012 12:44
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Yip... there's a few chch folk who know all about fuel delivery, contracts and stairs ;)





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