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MacBytes
Jan 17, 2004, 01:45 PM
Category: Apple Hardware
Link: Apple XServe cluster used for battlefield simulations in the Australian Defence Force (http://www.macbytes.com/link.php?sid=20040117144506)

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winmacguy
Jan 17, 2004, 02:26 PM
Interesting article but they are only using 16 Dual proc Xserves. I would have thought for the money that to ad another 16 or how evermany Dual processors it takes and not have to wait for processing time would be even be an even better idea. Good to hear that they are using Apple though!

duce
Jan 17, 2004, 02:51 PM
Great stats: 100% uptime for 4 continuous months at 100% usage on the CPU. This is something the IT folks need to hear.

punter
Jan 17, 2004, 10:44 PM
yeah the 100% thing got my attention too. Sure it's probably not a very long test time (4 months was it?) but 100% uptime with 100% cpu is the best you could expect!!

MrMacMan
Jan 17, 2004, 11:08 PM
Wow they aren't even running 10.2.8.

Ha what a great system.

Sabenth
Jan 18, 2004, 02:58 AM
Nice to know that were safe down here with hardware and deffence lol