The term 'PC Server' encompasses a wide range of computing hardware features and functionality. So, how can the entire range be subdivided into more manageable groups? This note discusses one way of separating them, and the functional characteristics associated with each group.
box . For example, hard disk storage within the server may be minimal (just enough to hold the OS), and the server is designed to be rack-mounted with a large RAID array installed in the same rack. Examples : Netfinity 7600, ProLiant ML570, PowerEdge 6400, NetServer LH6000 Super-Enterprise: Users : Generally exceeding 500 users/clients, sometimes more than 1000 Pricing : Starts in the $20K range for basic systems, but a fully configured system, plus associated storage, memory, and options can exceed