What Is a Blade Server?

February 13, 2023

A blade server is a stripped-down type of server that minimizes the use of physical space and energy consumption. Blade servers have the bare minimum of components to be fully-functional computers (CPU, memory, network controllers, and input/output ports). This modular design enables data center admins to fit up to eight blades in a chassis, which then operate together to provide high-powered computing services.

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