Sun Crams Data Center into a Container

The Star online looks at how Project Black Box provides three times the computing power of a typical 10,000sq ft datacentre:
“EVER realise that your organisation is suddenly in need of extra computing power? When that happens, Sun Microsystems’ Project Blackbox may be exactly what you need. It is the world’s first virtualised datacentre – cramming up to 250 servers across seven racks into a 20ft-long industry-standard shipping container.” Full Story
You can see Project Black Box at SC07 on Tuesday, Nov 13 outside the Reno Sparks Convention Center. Project Black Box for HPC datasheet


About Rich
FlexRex began his life as a cartoon character I created a Sun Microsystems. As the world's first "fictional blogger," he appeared in numerous parody films that made fun of the whole work-from-home thing. Somewhere along the line, the Sun IT department adopted FlexRex as their spokesman in a half-dozen security awareness films for employees. So when I left Sun recently, I started FlexRex Communications, a Marketing company in Portland, Oregon.

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