[Beowulf] Interesting google server design
Bogdan.Costescu at iwr.uni-heidelberg.de
Fri Apr 3 04:38:45 EDT 2009
On Thu, 2 Apr 2009, Bill Broadley wrote:
> Definitely a nice layout for front -> back airflow. No
> perpendicular dimms or heatsinks.
With fans blowing from the top ? And with the only air flow possible
on one side through the fins on the power supply ? And how are the
disks cooled ?
How about the weigth distribution, with 2 disks and battery on one
side ? Or the fact that the larger slot can only be used for a card
which doesn't need cables, as these would be blocked by the battery ?
Or the fact that the smaller slot is pretty much blocked to the inside
by the chipset (?) radiator ? (and if these slots were not supposed to
be used, why bother putting them in at all ?)
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