Server Configuration

IBM BladeCenter Server

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IBM BladeCenter S offers a broad range of storage and networking options integrated into the chassis to simplify infrastructure complexity and manageability. It is a highly integrated system comprising of blade servers, storage, management and networking options that help reduce management complexity, increase performance and energy-efficiency while significantly reducing costs with a highly reliable and flexible design that deters the need for “rip and replace” as capacity needs change.

Activities performed in Computer Centre using IBM BladeCenter Server

  • In BladeCenter Server We are using Windows 2003 server, Windows 2008 server and

Redhat Linux operating system by configuring Active Directory service, Domain Name

Service and Web services.

  • Each server has the RAID mirror to secure the content of the university.
  • To Create Domain policies which control the users of the Computer System in proper way.
    • The students using open source’s application method in Linux operating System through by activating Telnet.

Specifications

Form Factor Rack/7U, high-availability midplane
Blade Bays Up to six 1- or 2-processor, and up to three 4-processor
Disk Bays Up to 12 SAS, 12 Nearline SAS, or 12 SATA, or an intermixof the disks. Visit this link for a list of supported disks
Features & Benefits
High-availability Midplane Innovative midplane design provides support for you to upgrade to new technologies and helps preserve your original investment.

Hot-swap, management, switch, power supply and blower modules
It Provides single point of control for managing the entire solution helping to increase system reliability. It Supports up to four 950 W/1450 W auto-sensing power supplies with load-balancing and failover capabilities, providing additional reliability and protection
Advanced Server Management It Supports capacity manager to help monitor critical server resources, identify and predict bottlenecks and recommend upgrades to prevent diminished network performance

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