[CentOS] [OT] ups advice

Thu Apr 14 18:48:41 UTC 2011
John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com>

On 04/14/11 9:06 AM, admin lewis wrote:
> Hi
> I have a Dell PowerEdge T310 *tower* server.. I have to buy an ups by
> apc... anyone could help me giving an hint ?
> a simple "smart ups 1000" could be enough ?

apc smartups or eaton powerware woudl be my choices.    1000VA should be 

avoid consumer UPS's like apc backups, they are junk.

how long do you need the system to stay powered when the power fails?  
just long enough to shutdown?  or do you need it to stay up for some 
period of time?