It's September 23, 1996. It's a Monday. [...] The server, named INTEL after its process, needs an update, so you install it and reboot. It comes up fine, so you get on with the rest of your day. [...] Sixteen and a half years later, INTEL's hard disks—a pair of full height 5.25 inch 800 MB Quantum SCSI devices—are making some disconcerting noises from their bearings, and you're tired of the complaints. It's time to turn off the old warhorse.
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