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Posted on 2015-02-18
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we recently had a pipe burst in our building and it came awfully close to geting to my servers (2 desktop servers) and rack.

I cannot find anything online in regards to physical water protection. looking for solutions.
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Have your server room on higher ground, so that floods can't easily reach them.
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Guy Lidbetter earned 500 total points
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Umbrella and duct tape?

In all seriousness... this is not something usually afflicting data centers or server rooms... any kind of water proofing will undoubtedly reduce airflow and cause overheating.
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