commodity machine

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commodity machine

An off-the-shelf device that is readily available for purchase. Commodity PCs and servers often refer to x86 machines, which are the world's largest desktop, laptop and server platform. See x86-based system, COTS and commodity product.
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The RAIDIX volume management software powers commodity hardware to create fault-tolerant high-performance data storage systems for data-intensive applications.
Acronis Storage unites block, file, and object workloads using commodity hardware.
FlashArray family featured commodity hardware, Dauber said.
The option of using unlimited data is only economically feasible if you use commodity hardware, which requires a "scale out" approach.
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The topics include fundamental concepts and mechanisms, support of node mobility between networks, low delay communication and multimedia applications, high-performance computing using commodity hardware and software, and the application interface.
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Kaviza VDI-in-a-Box is a turnkey solution delivered as a virtual appliance that enables organisations to deploy virtual desktops in less than two hours, using commodity hardware.
Aster nCluster Smart Compression reduces costs while increasing flexibility by allowing enterprises to store vast quantities of data for the lowest possible cost on commodity hardware, without sacrificing query performance.
Modern supercomputers are essentially large collections of commodity hardware tied together via a very high performance communications fabric.
No additional software beyond assignment of I/O to server would be required and thus the open standards and commodity hardware would be fully utilized.

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