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Re: Long-term hardware replacement planning (Re: (deferred) bits from the DPL: March 2012)



Where "OLD" means that the hardware in question is older (often much
older) than five years and for which a post-warranty hardware support
agreement may not be available or is unreasonably expensive.

Goal #1 is consolidation.  The goal is to make greater use of virtual
machines hosted on a smaller number of physical machines concentrated at
fewer hosting providers.

Goal #2 is life-cycling.  The goal is to have core infrastructure no
older than 5 years (ideally) and on next business day hardware support
agreements so that inevitable component failures can be addressed
quickly.  We might keep hardware for more than 5 years but will do so
under support agreements.

On Wed, Apr 18, 2012 at 09:33:36PM +0200, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
> ]] Tollef Fog Heen 
> 
> > ]] Filipus Klutiero 
> > 
> > > Great. Is this plan written? If so, it would be a good idea to make it
> > > available.
> > 
> > I'll see what we can get done.  There's a bit of cleanup to be done,
> > since we don't want to publish all the information from our spreadsheet
> > of doom.  It contains quotes and numbers from vendors which they've
> > asked not to be made public.  Ditto, I don't think there's much point in
> > publishing the serial numbers of our various servers.
> 
> Ok, here goes, best viewed with 8-character wide tabs.  If there's
> anything unclear, please ask.  The plan only really goes until 2015, but
> there are some 2016 bits which snuck in too.  This means 2016 is not at
> all complete.  It's also a plan, so will have to be adjusted to reality
> as time progresses.
> 
> Machines to be decommissioned, services moved to a VM, by year:
> 
> 2012:
> Where  Machine		Hardware	Date new
> ------------------------------------------------------------
> grnet	rautavaara	Dell 6850	OLD
> man-da	heininen	Dell 2950	OLD
> man-da	kokkonen	HP DL360 G4	OLD
> man-da	liszt		HP DL380 G1	2006-01-09
> man-da	nielsen		Dell 2950	OLD
> man-da	unger		HP DL360 G5	2008-10-03
> ubcece	bellini		IBM 326m	OLD [dead hw]
> ubcece	cimarosa	IBM 326m	OLD
> ubcece	morricone	IBM 326m	OLD
> ubcece	paganini	IBM 326m	OLD
> ubcece	respighi	IBM 326m	OLD
> ubcece	vivaldi		IBM 326m	OLD
> piatti	piatti		HP DL385 G1	OLD
> 
> 2013:
> Where  Machine		Hardware	Date new
> ------------------------------------------------------------
> grnet	cilea		Dell 1855 (blade)	OLD
> grnet	grieg		Dell 6850	OLD
> grnet	holter		Dell 1855 (blade)	OLD
> grnet	orff		Dell 1855 (blade)	OLD [dying hw]
> sil	englund		Dell 2850	OLD
> sil	lindberg	Dell 2850	OLD
> sil	merikanto	HP DL360 G4	OLD
> 
> 2014:
> Where  Machine		Hardware	Date new
> ------------------------------------------------------------
> ubcece	rossini		HP DL585 G2	2007-02-22
> ubcece	salieri		HP DL585 G2	2007-02-22
> ubcece	traetta		HP DL585 G2	2007-02-22
> ubcece	ravel		HP DL385 G1	2005-09-01
> 
> Unknown when:
> Where  Machine		Hardware	Date new
> ------------------------------------------------------------
> csail	rore		HP DL360 G3	OLD
> csail	senfl		HP DL360 G3	OLD [dead hw]
> sanger	sibelius	Sun Fire X4200	?
> 1und1	schumann	?		?
> 
> Refreshes, by year:
> 
> 2012:
> Where	Machine		Hardware	Date new	Replacement hw	Comment
> -------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> osuosl	bugs-master	HP DL360 G5	OLD		HP DL380
> 1und1	powell		?		2008-06-01	?		sponsored
> 
> 2013:
> Where	Machine		Hardware	Date new	Replacement hw	Comment
> -------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> ubcece	stabile		generic		OLD		Super-Micro	Storage for snapshot
> 
> 2014:
> Where	Machine		Hardware	Date new	Replacement hw	Comment
> -------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> ubcece	djikstra	HP BL460c G5	2009-03-01	HP BL460c
> ubcece	luchesi		HP BL460c G5	2009-04-01	HP BL460c
> brown	franck		HP DL380 G6	2010-05-19	HP DL380
> brown	franck-MSA	MSA60/70?	2010-05-19	?
> 
> 2015:
> Where	Machine		Hardware	Date new	Replacement hw	Comment
> -------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> sil	beethoven	Supermicro	2010-02-01	Super-Micro	Storage for backups
> 
> 2016:
> Where	Machine		Hardware	Date new	Replacement hw	Comment
> -------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> man-da	czerny		HP DL380 G7	2011-11-02	HP DL380
> utwente	klecker		HP DL380 G7	2011-11-02	HP DL380
> accumu	pettersson	Supermicro	2009		?
> 
> New acquistions, by year:
> 
> 2012:
> Where  Machine		Hardware	Comment
> -------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> man-da	(new man-da 1)	HP DL380	VM host
> ubcece	giustini	5 addtl disks	fully populate current HP MSA shelf
> ubcece	strozzi		network switch
> ubcece	(new ubcece 1)	HP BL460c	dedicated to udd
> ubcece	(new ubcece 2)	HP BL460c	dedicated to bugs-mirror
> ubcece	(new ubcece 3)	HP BL460c	VM host (already donated)
> ubcece	(new ubcece 4)	HP BL460c	VM host (already donated)
> 
> 2013:
> Where  Machine		Hardware	Comment
> -------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> grnet	(new grnet 1)	HP DL380	VM host
> grnet	(new grnet 2)	HP DL380	VM host
> grnet	(new grnet 3)	network switch
> ubcece	giustini	HP MSA shelf w/ 6 disks
> 
> 2015:
> Where  Machine		Hardware	Comment
> -------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> grnet	(new grnet 4)	HP DL380	VM host; only if needed
> grnet	(new grnet 5)	HP DL380	VM host; only if needed
> 
> -- 
> Tollef Fog Heen
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> 
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