Below are some of our Faqs about the blade Chassis. These pages will be updated as new questions of general interest appear.
what is a backplane in chassis?
The interface which included the implementation of a board-level computer installed in a chassis backplane with multiple slots for pluggable boards to provide I/O, memory, or additional computing.
what is the difference between the half-height and full-height blade?
The half-height blade comes with two processor socket and full height with four processor socket,
The half-height blade comes with two Hard Disk drives, and full height comes with four Hard Disk drives.
Also memory capacity is higher in full height blades than half height.
How Many Blades can fit into Dell, HP, and IBM Chassis?
16Nos of Half-height Blades or 8nos. of Full height Blades.
But models like HP C3000 Blade enclosure will fit only 8 Half-height Blades.
How do you connect to the Blade Console?
In HP Blades: c-class blade SUV cable,
In Dell: Assign an OA IP to the DELL chassis. then we can able to take Blades remotely.
What is a pass through Switch in Blade Chassis?
A Pass-Thru Module is nothing but a transceiver which takes the Ethernet port from the Bladecenter’s midplane connected to Blade Servers and lets you connect regular RJ45 CAT-V cables to another switch. There is also Fibre optics pass-thru modules, in case you prefer those.
Are Blade Server inter Changeable with Different Chassis?
As there are different make architectures by other manufacturers, blades cannot be added to different Blade Enclosures.
How Blade Servers are different from normal rack-mount servers?