Geek Project: Spare Closet Converted to a DIY Home Data Center

By Jason Fitzpatrick on April 13th, 2011

If it feels like your computers are overtaking your office it might be time to find them a home of their own. Check out how one industrious geek turned a spare closet into a ventilated home data center.

DocDawning was already using his office closet to store his surplus of development machines and servers but it was a hot mess (literally). He redid the closet to include wall-mounted racks, fan-driven ventilation, and lighting. Hit up the link below to see all the steps in his server-closet remodel.

Project Reincarnation

Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 04/13/11
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