[GE users] Execution hosts: Blades vs Individual Servers

John Hearns john.hearns at streamline-computing.com
Tue Jul 29 12:13:40 BST 2008


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On Tue, 2008-07-29 at 11:31 +0100, Neil Baker wrote:

> Then we have Blades vs Indivudual Servers.  A Blade Server?s back
> plane seems like a single point of failure which could take out all
> the blades within it, but do they offer a significant energy and heat
> saving to make them a worthy option?
> 

Have a look at the Intel Twin motherboard systems.
Two separate 2CPU x 4 core systems sharing a 1U chassis and power
supply.


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