Back-UPS garbage? (was: Quick survey -- UPSs on slave nodes?)

Drew Raines drew-list-beowulf at
Tue Feb 11 08:02:14 PST 2003

<alvin at> writes:

> On Mon, 10 Feb 2003, Drew Raines wrote:
>> I assume you're referring to the ``Back-UPS'' line.


> but there are also other equivalents at the same price range
> that actually works ... sustaining for about 15-20 minutes


> you cant give me an APC anymore and expect a critical server
> to be plugged into it and expect it to stay up during power outage
> 	( can you can see the graveyard of dead apc's )

What are the alternatives?  Do you mean in the ``glorified surge
protector'' market, or in the overall UPS category?  I haven't seen
anything competing with APC in the latter, and possibly one or too
in the former..

I'd love to know experiences with specific models.


More information about the Beowulf mailing list