blade server

noun

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

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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First Known Use of blade server

2001, in the meaning defined above

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“Blade server.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blade%20server. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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