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Is it possible to use a blade server without the chassis?

Call me stupid, but is it possible to use an IBM BladeCenter HS20 server as a standalone unit without the BladeCenter?
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HP Blade based georedundant configuration / IRF

I'm planning to deploy 2 georedundant server farms. We chose HP Blade system. Every site would consist of: 1 x C3000 enclosure 4 x BL460c servers equiped additionally with 554M mezzanine (to have 4 ...
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IBM DS3512 Connection to IBM HS22 BladeCenter

I have a BladeCenter HS22 with 14 bladeservers. Attached to the BladeCenter I have a DS3512 storage array. I'm trying to access the DS3512 to configure it but can't manage to do it. I have connected ...
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Default username and password on a brand new Dell CMC Blade management chassis

We've just got a brand new Dell M1000e blade chassis ^.^ (Squee!). We've no idea what the username/login for the Dell CMC manager is. Anyone know? We've mountains of paper and docs from Dell, and ...
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how many blade enclosures can you fit in a rack?

Considering the power and cooling requirements of HP's or IBM's newest blade (10U) chassis fully stacked, how many of them can you fit in a standard size rack (42 U) ?
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Default password for hp c7000 blade servers

Has anybody worked on hp c7000 blade servers before. I have just ordered them and brought them on network. I tried logging in from web browser but I do not have the default password to log in. User ...
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Oracle RAC interconnect in a Dell M1000e Blade Enclosure

We are looking at a Dell M1000e enclosure and appropriate Blades with 4 NICs each. We are planning on running Linux/Oracle 11g RAC on two blades, storage will be handled on an iSCSI SAN for which two ...
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Anyone have experience with Silicon Mechanics 4-Node Machines?

I'm taking a look at buying some new servers (small infrastructure, 2 racks, etc), and although I like a lot of the features in blades, I'm looking at the price point for Silicon Mechanics' 4-node ...
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Virtualization deployment for datacenter

my company is going to deploy an IT Infrastructure on a virtual platform, can you please help me with the following: 1- which one do you recommend, Cisco Unified computing system ( cisco + emc + ...
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Same or different network for BladeCenter Management Module

I'm looking for recommendations and reasons for having the BladeCenter Management Modules either on the same network as the Blades and other servers or on a separate network. Configuration ...
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BladeCenter basics

Every manufacturer seems to have different standards for what ships with their hardware; mounting rails, cable arms, power cables etc. I've got used to that for standard rack-mounted gear, but now ...
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HP Blade Enclosures: Passthrough Network Modules or Virtual Connect Modules

I was wondering if people had any opinions. I am a big of the virtual connect modules and have only used the pass through's when the blades weren't virtualized and were running large Datbase Servers. ...