[THIN] Re: HP Blades vs HP 360 G4's

Thanks for the information Nicolai, that's the kind of experience
information I'm looking for.

When you replace a Blade what is your imaging strategy to get it back
in operation?

The HP Managment tools or some other imaging tool?

Thanks,

ThinFan



On Thu, 16 Sep 2004 06:58:54 +0200, Nicolai Imset
<nicolai.imset@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> We run several Citrix farms on blades. and Also on DL 360's
> The Blades seem to fail slightly more then the dl 360's but then
> agaian the cost makes us able to have blades down and still save money
> compared to the dl360's
> 
> We run environments of 400 Citrix blades and approx 120 DL 360's
> and in my opinion they perform similarly (except for some blades being
> down, but then again the solution is scaled for that)
> 
> The blades definitly gives a space/price advantage though. Our 400
> blades run on 60u or so as far as i remember... The similar amount of
> dl360's would be 400 u ...
> 
> 
> On Wed, 15 Sep 2004 13:36:42 -0700, Thin Fan <thinfan@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Looking for opinions out there about Blades vs 1U's for Citrix Servers
> > in an environment where the quantity of servers will grow quickly.
> >
> > Do you use Blades in your Environment?  If so, do you find them more
> > advantageous than 1U 360's?
> >
> > In the past we stayed away from HP 360's due to high failure rates on
> > the Power Supplies, but the new G4's have a lot of power and
> > redundancy in that 1U now.
> >
> > Care to share your thoughts?
> >
> > ThinFan
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