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Re: Akamai server reliability

  • From: Chris Owen
  • Date: Mon Nov 28 13:48:41 2005

On Mon, 28 Nov 2005, Roy wrote:

> Is anyone else seeing high failure rates of Akamai servers at their
> facilities?

We had 3 boxes for 5-6 years without a problem.  Then one of them failed.
We've since replaced that box 5-6 times in the last year.  The replacement
boxes often come with non-spining CPU fans and other issues so I'm not
that surprised.  The last replacement was a few months ago though so maybe
this one will stick around.

I think whoever is doing their refurbs isn't doing a very good job.  They
never seem very concerned though.

Chris

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