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A dense server that takes 6 disks

Advantages: Takes 6 disks in a 2U package
Disadvantages: Not a great deal

The DL380 is the main staple of the server estate for my current company, the server is into its 4th generation and this review focuses on the 3rd generation. For some reason I think because they are thin but wide and long they got named pizza boxes. Thi ...

grovej 26.01.2005 Read full review
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Review of HP ProLiant DL380 G3 Packaged Cluster

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HP ProLiant DL380G3

Advantages: High Density, excellent availabilty
Disadvantages: Default SmartArray5i does not have option to add battery cache

We have 12 of these machines, all with dual 2.8Ghz Xeons. The thing I like most about them is that almost everything is hot-plug. From the drives, to the fans, power supplies to the pci cards. Opening the top cover leads to an incredibly well laid out ...

mdallen 13.03.2005 Read full review
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Review of HP ProLiant DL380 G3 Packaged Cluster

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HP ProLiant DL380 G3

Advantages: Slimline, only takes a few U's in the Rack. very reliable.
Disadvantages: The new HP Smartstart is not as easy to understand as the original version.

...For those of you who aren't aware HP have taken over Compaq and rebadged compaq Servers with the HP badge. This is just an upgrade to the Compaq Proliant DL380 G2. You are still getting one of the most reliable servers in the industry for the right ...

3lions 31.05.2004 Read full review
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Review of HP ProLiant DL380 G3 Packaged Cluster

Speed

Design

Manufacturer Support

Ease of use

Value For Money