Server porn

This is x48b. He’s a server. He has 48 cores, and 386 GB of RAM. As a server, anyway he’s old: he’s been constantly running since 2012. 

He was the top of his class when he arrived. There was a queue to use him : people were rumoring about him. “Have you tried x48b? He’s super fast!”. Now, one of his 16 GB memory modules is failing, and he needs to pose like that to get a 10 GB network card. What’s next? To be integrated on a cluster? Run a little script of hope for this nice machine, that has seen better days, better life, when 48 cores where the state of the art. Time is passing so fast…

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A traveller, an IT professional and a casual writer
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