[Beowulf] Supermicro 2U

Sabuj Pattanayek sabujp at gmail.com
Fri Feb 20 14:00:04 PST 2009

> Most blade servers that I've looked at cost more than 1U servers.
> That's not very attractive. Then again, I buy 2Us mostly because I
> don't need extreme power density anyway.

The catch is that blade servers are less expensive if you compare 1Us
and blades from the same vendor and as long as you compare the price
of >8 or >12 nodes to make up for the investment on the chassis.

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