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Bare Metal

Modern datacenter hardware looks pretty cool inside. Drive bays, extension ports, memory slots, cpu sockets, heat sinks and fans all tightly packed into a 19" case make for some dramatic physical architecture. So I started taking pictures whenever I have to access a machine for servicing.

IBM System x3650 M3
Sun SunFire V40z
HP ProLiant DL360 G6
Soekris net5501-70

All pictures taken with Panasonic Lumix DMC LX-3. Postprocessing done in Apple iPhoto by setting saturation to zero with 'Avoid saturating skin tones' checked.
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