blade server


: a computer server designed to be used as a modular part of a larger assembly
To minimize lag, CCP started using hundreds of blade servers—thin computers that sit vertically on special racks, like books on a shelf—and solid-state drives, which are much faster than the traditional spinning hard-disk drives.Erico Guizzo

Examples of blade server in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Your blade server suddenly fails in the middle of payroll processing. Joe Finlinson, Forbes, 12 Oct. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

2001, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of blade server was in 2001

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“Blade server.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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