[Ads-l] stand up = establish

Andy Bach afbach at GMAIL.COM
Mon Dec 18 16:13:45 EST 2017


> What does “bring up” mean?

Same thing ;-> - Turning on the power, connecting the network cables,
installing software, attaching peripherals (printers, tape drives, external
storage), taping quotes from Knuth or xkcd comics to the the front panel -
the various steps needed to get from the cardboard boxes to a working
system for the first time.  It might literally include standing up the
"rack", a tall metal cage that allows a number of "blade" or single (or
multiple) "U" (for "unit" where each rack is a number of "U" tall - the
number of slots to hold equipment) sized pieces of equipment to be inserted
(see an image at:
http://www.ironsystems.com/products/rack-stack-services
) as some systems might come pre-installed in a rack and we have to wheel
that in, unbox it and stand the whole thing upright. I don't think that's
the reason for the term, I'd go with it mimicking the military use.

On Mon, Dec 18, 2017 at 2:49 PM, Barretts Mail <mail.barretts at gmail.com>
wrote:

> > On 18 Dec 2017, at 12:38, Andy Bach <afbach at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> >
> >> Andrew Masanto, 46:30
> > … in these organizations, they’re standing up their own nodes...
> >
> > using "stand up" for installing or "bringing up" stuff is pretty common
> in
> > the IT world; for an actual single piece of hardware ("We'll be working
> > late as we're standing up a new server tonight.") or a collection of
> > hardware and software, as in a new network.
> >
>
> What does “bring up” mean? BB
>
> > On Mon, Dec 18, 2017 at 1:42 PM, Barretts Mail <mail.barretts at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> >> The English Oxford Living Dictionaries (https://en.
> oxforddictionaries.com/
> >> definition/stand_up <https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/
> definition/stand_up>)
> >> provides one definition for “stand up”: remain valid after close
> scrutiny
> >> or analysis
> >>
> >> Wiktionary (https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/stand_up <
> >> https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/stand_up>) provides eight, three of
> which
> >> are transitive. The last one is labeled as “US, military”, which, based
> on
> >> the sample sentence, might mean “US military”: To formally activate and
> >> commission (a unit, formation, etc.).
> >>
> >> In a video hosted by Demetri Kofinas titled, "The Future is not
> >> Blockchain. It's Hashgraph.”, the expression “stand up” is used at least
> >> three times. Perhaps significantly, the CEO Mance Harmon has a military
> >> background, which might be where Andrew Masanto got it.
> >>
> >> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=evWBgNdWNDk <https://www.youtube.com/
> >> watch?v=evWBgNdWNDk>
> >> 2 November 2017
> >>
> >> Mance Harmon, about 45:00:
> >> And—and then in May of this year, the industry decided to stand up a new
> >> organization.
> >>
> >> Andrew Masanto, 46:30
> >> … in these organizations, they’re standing up their own nodes...
> >>
> >> Benjamin Barrett
> >> Formerly of Seattle, WA
> >>
> >>
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