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SeaMicro packs 384 x86 processors in server

7/19/2011 11:16 AM EDT
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docdivakar
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re: SeaMicro packs 384 x86 processors in server
docdivakar   7/25/2011 9:42:56 PM
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@Peter Clarke: I would sure like to know what their power management solution is for that many CPU's. Also, at 10-RU height, I imagine this server needs to be placed at the bottom of the rack to maximize the cooling from cold air -do you know if that is a requirement? Also, what does their dual-die ASICs do? Is there any hardware/chip-level hypervisor for load balancing between the CPU's? MP Divakar

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eewiz   7/20/2011 4:42:28 AM
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A comparison with those ARM based server chips on power/performance would be nice.

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Kinnar   7/19/2011 1:55:36 PM
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It is really an engineering piece, the cheapest Intel Processors put in place of a server CPUs, the saving in terms of power and space is mentioned in the article, but it will be simultaneously necessary to mentioned the details of reduction in the investment.

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