An Xserve?

Discussion in 'Mac OS X Server, Xserve, and Networking' started by sahni130, Nov 22, 2008.

  1. sahni130 macrumors 6502

    sahni130

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    What does an Xserve do? I know its a server but what can it do? sorry about this question but i dont know much about these things.
     
  2. xparaparafreakx macrumors 65816

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    A Mac Pro in a 1U rack mount solution.

    It for people in area that need lots of power in small spaces like in a rack mount.
     
  3. RedTomato macrumors 68040

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    Looks cool mainly. I have mine mounted in the bathroom, where it monitors my toilet paper dispensing situation (the toilet roll holder hangs under it) and also provides some useful blinking lights for these dark night-time trips.
     
  4. mathcolo macrumors 6502a

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    The xserve is a Server. It is designed to be a computer than is always on and serving content to other users.

    Definition of Server:

    a person or thing that provides a service or commodity, in particular
    • a computer or computer program that manages access to a centralized resource or service in a
     

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