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ALSO CALLED: Server Blade Hardware, Bladed Servers, Blade Server Hardware, High-density Servers, Server Blades, Blades
DEFINITION: A blade server is a server chassis housing multiple thin, modular electronic circuit boards, known as server blades. Each blade is a server in its own right, often dedicated to a single application. The blades are literally servers on a card, containing processors, memory, integrated network controllers, an optional Fiber Channel host bus adaptor (HBA) and other input/output (IO) ports. Ask your blade  … 
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Breaking the Scalability Barrier with Infinite Cache
sponsored by EnterpriseDB Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Infinite Cache™ from EnterpriseDB revolutionizes distributed cache management on commodity blade server hardware by substantially increasing the amount of memory available to hold data including entire databases with outstanding performance.
Posted: 23 Sep 2009 | Published: 22 Sep 2009

EnterpriseDB Corporation

Dell PowerEdge Half-height M610 and Full-height M710 Blade Servers
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: The Dell PowerEdge M-Series blade servers help cut operating expenses through energy efficiency, product flexibility, and efficient use of data center space. When combined with Dell's world-class storage, management, and support offerings, the result is a total enterprise solution that can help you simplify and save on IT expenses.
Posted: 03 Sep 2009 | Published: 03 Sep 2009

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Business Ready Virtualization for the Data Center
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Dell is committed to driving the cost and complexity out of virtualization, helping you accelerate adoption and achieve cost savings sooner without sacrificing productivity. Read this solution guide to learn about Dell's Business Ready Virtualization Configurations.
Posted: 24 Aug 2009 | Published: 09 Jun 2009

Dell, Inc.

10GbE, Servers, Storage and Virtualization – Interoperability Review and Highlights
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Organizations can benefit from the advantages of 10GbE, consolidation on Dell PowerEdge blade servers, and virtualization with VMware. By implementing 10GbE solutions, organizations can enjoy the economies they hoped to obtain by consolidating and virtualizing their server environment, along with increased performance, reliability, and security.
Posted: 12 Aug 2009 | Published: 09 Jun 2009

Dell, Inc.

Strategies for Deploying Blade Servers in Existing Data Centers
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Installing blade servers in an existing data center stresses the power and cooling systems. This paper reviews five methods to deploy blade servers and avoid common pitfalls, helping you select the best power and cooling approach for your IT shop.
Posted: 10 Jul 2009 | Published: 01 Jan 2005

APC by Schneider Electric

DELL™ PowerEdge™ Half-Height M610 and Full-Height M710 Blade
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: The Dell PowerEdge M-Series blade servers help cut operating expenses through energy efficiency, product flexibility, and efficient use of data center space.
Posted: 19 May 2009 | Published: 01 Dec 2008

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Microsoft SQL Server in a VMware Environment on Dell PowerEdge Blades and Dell EqualLogic Storage
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an overview for deploying SQL Server in a virtualized environment for VMware ESX 3.5 Update 4 (U4) running on the latest PowerEdge M610 and M710 blade servers and EqualLogic PS6000XV iSCSI storage arrays.
Posted: 05 May 2009 | Published: 30 Apr 2009

Dell and VMware

Integrating Blades Solutions with Dell EqualLogic SANs
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: There are many ways that blade enclosures can be attached to a Dell EqualLogic SAN. This paper reviews three ways, but depending on the blade enclosure design features there may be other options. Each of the three architecture strategies presented here provides different trade-offs in cost, complexity and scalability.
Posted: 05 May 2009 | Published: 30 Dec 2008

Dell, Inc.

Optimize server utilization in real time with HP Virtual Server Environment for HP Integrity servers
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Read this document to learn how HP Virtual Server Environment (VSE), the HP virtualization solution for HP Integrity servers, gives you the flexibility you need to increase the return on your IT investments and become more agile at the same time.
Posted: 17 Mar 2009 | Published: 08 Dec 2008

Hewlett-Packard Company

Next Generation Management Software for Blade Environments
sponsored by HP & Intel®
WHITE PAPER: One approach being used to reduce complexity and TCO in the data center is the implementation of new management software for blade servers, increasing business value and trimming expenses that vex IT budgets and divert important resources for transformational projects.
Posted: 03 Mar 2009 | Published: 03 Mar 2009

HP & Intel®

Monitoring Physical Threats in the Data Center
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes the class of threats, suggests approaches to deploying monitoring devices, and provides best practices in leveraging the collected data to reduce downtime.
Posted: 04 Feb 2009 | Published: 03 Feb 2009

APC by Schneider Electric

BladeCenter E-Kit
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Download a complimentary copy of the IBM BladeCenter e-kit which contains white papers, videos and case studies featuring real-life success stories.
Posted: 16 Jan 2009 | Published: 16 Jan 2009

IBM

Sizing HP ProLiant and BladeSystem 64-bit Servers for Exchange 2007 and Large Mailbox Storage Constraints
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This document provides sizing information for running Microsoft® Exchange Server 2007 mailbox servers on HP ProLiant servers with large mailbox storage constraints.
Posted: 14 Jan 2009 | Published: 14 Jan 2009

Hewlett-Packard Company

Simple Ways to Get the Most from Your Blade Environment
sponsored by HP & Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Bladed environments have proven their ability to reduce complexity and costs, while also delivering an impressive level of flexibility to help organizations of all types and sizes quickly adapt to evolving requirements and realities.
Posted: 20 Dec 2008 | Published: 19 Dec 2008

HP & Intel®

Virtualization Overview
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains an approach to virtualization software that relies on the host operating system to provide the service to talk directly to the underlying hardware.
Posted: 10 Dec 2008 | Published: 11 Oct 2008

Global Knowledge

Security Virtualization: Re-architecting the Appliance Mentality
sponsored by Crossbeam Systems
WHITE PAPER: In order to determine what "security virtualization" really means, it is useful to understand how companies define and enforce their security and accompanying compliance policies today.
Posted: 19 Nov 2008 | Published: 19 Nov 2008

Crossbeam Systems

eGuide: Blade Servers Trends
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: The server type selected for a consolidation or virtualization project lays the foundation for the entire plan, it even impacts the benefits you'll see from the investment.
Posted: 11 Nov 2008 | Published: 11 Nov 2008

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

IBM Rear Door Heat Exchanger
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This IBM white paper helps you to understand what's happening in an overheated system and to see if yours is at risk, it also explains how the IBM Rear Door Heat eXchanger helps to dramatically reduce data center power consumption.
Posted: 27 Oct 2008 | Published: 27 Oct 2008

IBM

Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of Dell, HP, and IBM Blade Solutions
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the TCO of this blade solution at acquisition and at 1, 3, and 5 years. TCO includes hardware, support, management software, IO virtualization, power, cooling, network ports, and data center space.
Posted: 24 Oct 2008 | Published: 23 Oct 2008

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

HP Non-Stop Multi-core Architecture
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the new HP Integrity NonStop BladeSystem, which delivers a highly available, fault-tolerant, linearly scalable system that also dramatically increases performance, reduces costs and complexities, saves floor space...
Posted: 23 Sep 2008 | Published: 23 Sep 2008

Hewlett-Packard Company

Take the "scale-right" Approach to Optimize the ROI from IT
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: With IBM, you can scale right with a specially tailored strategy that provides the greatest IT ROI for your company.
Posted: 10 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Jun 2008

IBM

Focus Research Series: Desktop and Application Delivery Landscape Report with All Profiles
sponsored by Focus
WHITE PAPER: This excerpt of the Focus Landscape Research Series covers the drivers, trends, technical approaches and available solutions involved in evaluating and implementing desktop and application virtualization and delivery alternatives.
Posted: 18 Apr 2008 | Published: 30 Mar 2008

Focus

Change-ready Infrastructure Offers Ultimate Freedom: HP Virtual Connect
sponsored by PC Connection and HP
WHITE PAPER: HP Virtual Connect works with other virtualization products and technologies to provide virtual connections for your virtual machines, a complete solution and a roadmap to future solutions.
Posted: 16 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Nov 2007

PC Connection and HP

Control Power and Cooling for Data Center Efficiency: HP Thermal Logic Technology
sponsored by PC Connection and HP
WHITE PAPER: HP Thermal Logic gives you the unique ability to monitor, pool, balance performance, power, and cooling, according to the task at hand and cap power and cooling levels at the most efficient level for the required level of performance.
Posted: 15 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Jun 2006

PC Connection and HP

HP BladeSystem c-Class SAN Connectivity Technology Brief
sponsored by PC Connection and HP
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes the hardware and software required to connect HP BladeSystem c--Class server blades to Storage Area Networks1 (SANs) using Fibre Channel (FC) interconnect technology.
Posted: 15 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Jun 2007

PC Connection and HP
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BLADE SERVERS DEFINITION (continued): …  server questions at ITKnowledgeExchange.comBlade servers allow more processing power in less rack space, simplifying cabling and reducing power consumption. According to a SearchWinSystems.com article on server technology, enterprises moving to blade servers can experience as much as an 85% reduction in cabling for blade installations over conventional 1U or tower servers. With so much less cabling, IT administrators can spend less time managing the infrastructure and more time ensuring high availability.Each blade typically comes with one or two local ATA or SCSI drives. For additional storage, … 
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