[LINK] Green web servers with netbook components

Bernard Robertson-Dunn brd at iimetro.com.au
Thu May 21 09:24:42 AEST 2009

Tom Worthington wrote:
> With this approach the design of the individual servers is much 
> simpler, at the cost of increased complexity in the software.
Optimising the cheapest component at the expense of the rest of the 
system will probably result in an overall increase in complexity and cost.
> This also provides for the components to be geographically
> separated for another level of redundancy.
So you end up with multiple network and power connections anyway and a 
much harder management/operational problem.


Bernard Robertson-Dunn
Canberra Australia
brd at iimetro.com.au

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