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NewsForge: The Sixth Commandment of System Administration

Jun 01, 2005, 10:45 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian Warshawsky)

"Have you ever had to work in a dirty server closet filled with man-eating dust balls and rats' nests of cables so big they look like they're about to become sentient? If you have, you almost certainly have an appreciation for neatly bundled and labeled cabling. Managed cabling is equal parts art form and science, and it is a must for the successful operation of a production environment. Managed cabling not only looks better, but the extra time spent now to ensure everything is neat and organized can save you hours later.

"VI. Thou shalt know what cable goes where..."

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