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  • Over the past few weeks we have been doing a lot of testing on the HP Moonshot system . With some help from the HP Discovery Lab we were able to get access to a fully loaded 45 server Moonshot System. The Discovery Lab provides on-site testing of current and future HP Moonshot infrastructure letting customers test and size out applications. They not only got us on an Atom-based Moonshot System...Read more

  • “Orbit? Oh, elliptical, of course: for a while it would huddle against us and then it would take flight for a while. The tides, when the Moon swung closer, rose so high nobody could hold them back. There were nights when the Moon was full and very, very low, and the tide was so high that the Moon missed a ducking in the sea by a hair’s-breadth”

    Italo Calvino ,...Read more

  • To really understand the value from HP Project Moonshot you need to think beyond the list price of one system and focus instead on the Total Cost of Ownership . Figuring out the TCO for a server running arbitrary software is often a hard (and thankless?) task, so one of the things we’ve tried to do is not just demonstrate great technology but something that naturally lets you think about...Read more

  • Yesterday HP announced their new Project Moonshot . We’ve been testing on a fully-loaded system and now we finally get to talk about the experience. Bottom line: it’s a pretty cool, new way of thinking about datacenters.

    You’ll see a series of related articles on our blog this week. Some focus directly on our experience using a Moonshot System, what we tested and what...Read more