I write little tools from time to time that I need to manage my personal lab. Since my machines are in their own powered and air conditioned closet it isn’t very convenient to get up, open the closet, get slammed by the noise and turn a machine on. And, I don’t want to leave them on all the time if I’m not using them. I’m no Paul Randal (blog|twitter) but I do use between 4000 and 5000 kilowatt hours a month.
So, since I couldn’t find a simple tool to handle this I wrote one! LabWakeUp is pretty easy to use.