[Novalug] OT: looking for tour of computer room / server farm for boy scout merit badge
musman at aug-sys.com
Tue May 13 19:58:39 EDT 2008
Just a thought, but something that makes a nice tour, though is the
Fairfax 911 call center. I think if you give them a call (and no.. I
don't mean by dialing 911), they at one point were quite amenable to
tours and PR.
On Tue, 2008-05-13 at 19:56 -0400, Ross Patterson wrote:
> At 22:02 5/12/2008, Mark Smith wrote:
> >i know what would be really cool... get a tour of an ATC facility.
> >washington center is in leesburg just as you get into town. they
> >used to give tours if you call ahead. they still might. it's not
> >a data center envionment, but they have their fair share of computers
> >doing important things.
> Or the National Weather Service's Washington Forecast Office (WFO),
> which is on the aptly-named Thunder Road on the north edge of the
> Dulles Airport reservation, across Route 28 from Sterling. I haven't
> been there in 10 years or so, but they used to welcome
> visitors. Lots of monitors showing stuff like wind direction and
> velocity all across the region, and lightning strikes across the
> nation, in real time, plus of course the RADAR stuff. Not a data
> center, though.
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