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Table Of Contents

Who Should Use This Book
Before You Read This Book
How This Book Is Organized
Look Forward by Looking Back
A Modern Pantheon
Fundamentals of the Philosophy
Keep the Design as Simple as Possible
Design for Flexibility
Design for Scalability
Use a Modular Design
Keep Your Sanity
Top Ten Data Center Design Guidelines
CHAPTER 2
Data Center Design Criteria
s “Scope, Budget, and Criteria”
Scope, Budget, and Criteria
Project Scope
Build Budget and Run Budget
or
Using Rack Location Units
System Availability Profiles
Insurance and Local Building Codes
Determining the Viability of the Project
CHAPTER 3
Designing a Data Center
s “Design Process”
Design Process
Design Drawings
Designing for Data Center Capacities
Data Center Structural Layout
Structural Considerations
Aisles and Other Necessary Open Space
Command Center
Data Center Support Systems
Space and Weight
Power Requirements
HVAC and Air Flow Requirements
Network Cabling
Planned Redundancies
Physical and Logical Security
Physical Access Restrictions
Logical Access Restrictions
System Monitoring
Remote Systems Management
Planning for Possible Expansion
CHAPTER 4
Determining Data Center Capacities
- Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
Data Center Capacities
Purpose of Rack Location Units
Data Center Evolution
Determining Criteria for RLUs
Physical Space
Functional Capacity
Creating RLU Definitions
Using RLUs to Determine In-Feed Capacities
Planning for Equipment Layout
CHAPTER 5
Geographic Location
Natural Hazards
Temperature Extremes
Man-Made Hazards
Electromagnetic Interference
Emergency Services and Vehicle Access
Data Center Site Selection
Retrofitting an Existing Site
Raised Flooring
Isolation From Contaminants
Environmental Controls
Room for Expansion
General Site Considerations
Geographic and District Criteria
Data Center Area Criteria
CHAPTER 6
Implementing a Raised Floor
s “Anatomy of a Raised Floor”
Anatomy of a Raised Floor
Floor Tiles
Plenum
Wireways and Outlets
Cable Trays
Placement of Wireways and Cable Trays
Routing Wires and Cables
Ramps and Lifts
Floor Load Capacity
Air Flow and Pressure
Pressure Leak Detection
Fire Rating
Local Building Code
CHAPTER 7
s “Power Distribution System Design”
Power Distribution System Design
Assessing Power Requirements
Multiple Utility Feeds
Uninterruptible Power Supply
Backup Power Generators
Sharing Breakers
Maintenance Bypass
Installation and Placement
Compliance With the NEC
Equipment Grounding Conductor Impedance
Signal Reference Grid
Recommended Practices
Input Power Quality
Power Conditioning Technology
Harmonic Content
Voltage Spikes
Lightning Protection
Emergency Power Control
Wiring and Cabling
Higher Amps and Single-Phase or Three-Phase
Power Distribution Units
Electromagnetic Compatibility
Electrostatic Discharge
Site Power Analyses
Downward Flow System
Overhead Air Handlers
Centralized Air Handling
Placement of HVAC Units
Humidification Systems
Monitoring Temperature and RH Levels
Monitoring System
Air Conditioner and Humidifier Set-Points
Mechanical Support Systems
Tile Placement and Air Flow
Hardware Rack Placement
Subfloor Pressure Differential
Supply Air Plenum Integrity
Vapor Barrier Design and Conditions
Network Cabling Infrastructure
s “Creating a Network Cabling Infrastructure”
Creating a Network Cabling Infrastructure
Determining Connectivity Requirements
Hierarchy of the Network Structure
Points of Distribution
Network Terminal Servers
Cross-Patch Ports
Avoiding Spaghetti
Labeling and Color Coding
- Classix Nouveaux
Personnel Health and Safety
Physical Barriers
Fire Detection Systems
Fire Suppression Systems
Manual Fire Suppression
Miscellaneous Disasters
Security Problems
Contaminant Types and Sources
Gaseous Contaminants
Particulate Contaminants
Effects of Contaminants
Physical Interference
Corrosive Failure
Avoiding Contamination
Positive Pressurization and Ventilation
Taking Out the Trash
Regularly Scheduled Cleanings
Codes and the Law
Construction Criteria
Construction Materials
Construction in an Operational Data Center
Isolating Construction Activity
Preserving Environmental Integrity
Pre-Hardware Installation Checklist
APPENDIX A
Managing System Configurations
In the Beginning
System Installation
Solaris JumpStart Software
Source Control on the Solaris JumpStart Server
Firmware and Storage Patches
Storage Area Networks
List of Things to Remember
APPENDIX B
Bibliography and References
Quote Acknowledgments
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Enterprise Data Center Design and Methodology by Rob Snevely

Enterprise Data Center Design and Methodology by Rob Snevely

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