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JJZolx
2006-10-24, 12:37
Thumper - the Sun Fire x4500. In 4U you get about 21 terrabytes of file storage using 500GB drives. I figure that works out to about 50,000 or so Flac encoded albums. Dual dual-core Opterons should make SlimServer's web interface snappy, and probably keep several dozen of your Squeezeboxes fed. :-)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-zQ5RLAyA7w

http://zolx.com/images/thumper.jpg

studley
2006-10-24, 15:10
Maybe I'll pick one up on ebay.

Jon
2006-10-24, 16:43
Thumper - the Sun Fire x4500. In 4U you get about 21 terrabytes of file storage using 500GB drives. I figure that works out to about 50,000 or so Flac encoded albums. Dual dual-core Opterons should make SlimServer's web interface snappy, and probably keep several dozen of your Squeezeboxes fed. :-)
Another thought ... IBM mainframes run Linux these days ... and one mainframe can support thousands of independent Linux images ...

(yes, I work for IBM ... no, I don't sell mainframes)

flipflip
2006-10-25, 02:28
Or how about this: http://www.sun.com/emrkt/blackbox/ ?

:-)

mav
2006-10-25, 05:52
Or how about this: http://www.sun.com/emrkt/blackbox/ ?

:-)

I have enough trouble persuading my better half that a subwoofer is ok - imagine what she would say to parking one of these in front of the house, just to hold my music collection!!

mav