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Re: sun blade 1000 donation

From: Andy Colson <andy(at)squeakycode(dot)net>
To: Greg Smith <gsmith(at)gregsmith(dot)com>, PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: sun blade 1000 donation
Date: 2009-05-28 16:36:31
Message-ID: 4A1EBD8F.7080208@squeakycode.net (view raw or flat)
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Greg Smith wrote:
> On Thu, 28 May 2009, Andy Colson wrote:
> 
>> Yeah, when it shipped I think it was about 75 pounds.  It is a tower, 
>> yes, and an impressively large box (my experience with servers is 
>> limited, this is the first I've ever gotten to play with, so it may 
>> not be out of the ordinary).
> 
> To give you a better idea of the scale people were thinking with your 
> original comment, the last Sun server I installed was 170 pounds and you 
> had to provision a dedicated power outlet for it.  The Blade 1000 would 
> be considered a medium sized server.  A small server is one that fits in 
> 1 to 3 rack units.
> 
> -- 
> * Greg Smith gsmith(at)gregsmith(dot)com http://www.gregsmith.com Baltimore, MD

Sweet.  That sounds fun to play on.  So yeah, as I was saying before, 
its a 75lb box, nothing huge.. ya know... average... :-)

-Andy

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