blade server

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Definition of 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

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2001, in the meaning defined above

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