Jimmy Pike is the director of systems architecture for the Data Center Solutions group here at Dell and self-proclaimed “head geek.” Using a tool case with its insides stripped out, part of an old inbox and a bunch of off the shelf components he has created the world’s first portable “data center.” (All for the princely sum of ~$2,000)
This former toolkit now holds:
- Two dual-socket servers featuring 2.5GHz Intel processors
- One server running Windows ’03 acting as the DHCP and domain server and the other running Red Hat linux.
- 2 x 1TB SATA drives for each of the servers
- 32GB of memory
- A single central power supply
- A 5-port Gigabit Ethernet switch
- 2 x 500GB scratch discs
and a whole bunch more…
Extra credit reading:
GigaOm – Exclusive: Dell Shows Off a Data Center — In a Briefcase!
The Register — Dell chief stuffs data center into suitcase
Pau for now…
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Its just a standard wordpress blog template that I added a pic to. Looks like you’ve already got a wordpress blog.
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