Experiencing Issues with Rack Servers - Seeking Guidance

Hey everyone,

I hope you’re all doing well. I’m currently facing some challenges with my rack servers, and I’m hoping to get some assistance and insights from this knowledgeable community.

Issue: I recently set up a rack server system in my office to improve our data management and overall network performance. However, I’ve been encountering a few problems that I can’t seem to resolve on my own. Here are the main issues:

  1. Temperature Fluctuations: The temperature inside the server rack seems to fluctuate more than I expected, which worries me about the server’s long-term reliability.
  2. Noise Level: The noise generated by the rack servers is quite loud, which is causing disturbance in our workspace. Is there any way to reduce this noise?
  3. Network Connectivity: I’m experiencing occasional drops in network connectivity. This affects our daily operations and is frustrating for everyone in the office.

What I’ve Tried So Far: I’m not a complete novice when it comes to server setups, but these issues are challenging me more than I anticipated. Here’s what I’ve tried so far:

  • Rearranging server components to improve airflow and reduce heat.
  • Adjusting fan speeds to try and reduce noise.
  • Rechecking all network connections to identify potential issues.

Additionally, if you can recommend any specific rack server models or accessories that might help with temperature control and noise reduction, I would greatly appreciate it.

Thank you in advance for your help! Your insights will not only benefit me but could also assist others who face similar challenges with their rack servers.

Regards, Charlie

Hi @charliekthrn

Looks like you should post your question under this section as you might get more accurate help.

The Grafana k6 sections is only dedicated to k6 tool discussions/questions.

Hello @rdt.one

Sure, Thanks for the help!