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Month: September 2011

Cisco UCS B230 M2 Caveats

The latest half-width Cisco UCS B-series servers are beautiful pieces of machinery. In such a small footprint it is possible to get two processors each with 10 cores and 20 threads. In addition, the blade supports an amazing 512GB of memory and features the ability to support up to two hot-swappable SSD drives.
Cisco UCS B230 M2
Unfortunately, while working with this bleeding edge technology, I have run into several limitations. I would like to share some of the limitations I have experienced in the workarounds available today.