Jul 31, 2014

How many Moonshot servers can fit in a 42U rack?

How many Moonshot microservers can fit in a standard 42U rack?

Looks like your question has been answered. See ZDNet's article about moonshot servers for additional perspective:

Moonshot: Can HP's shot at microserver domination succeed?

"With HP's release of its Moonshot server yesterday the company is attempting to secure a slice of the fast-growing microserver market and win back customers from the lower cost ODM server makers. But can it succeed?

Moonshot servers are designed to tackle specific hyperscale workloads, lightweight computing tasks that need to be carried out in huge numbers, such as serving content to a popular web page or app."

Up to 405 Moonshot servers can fit in a 42U rack, according to HP. Here is a link to the manual if you want more details. http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c03728406.pdf 

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