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Sunday April 23, 2006 1:06 am

HP Puts a Bullet Through StorageWorks Server


HP StorageWorks XP12000Anyone in Information Technology (IT) that has had to deal with a stubborn HP server has thought of taking the server out behind the woodshed and putting an end to it.  Those crazy kids at HP have decided that an HP StorageWorks XP12000 disk array should be able to take a bullet and keep on ticking.  The test involves a fridge sized server, a specially mounted rifle, and a .308-caliber bullet traveling 2,900 feet per second.  HP’s engineers mandate that the array should be able to continue streaming video after a bullet passes completely through the disk array and shatters a fish tank behind the XP. 

“Our engineers told me that you could wipe out an entire side of the array and the HP StorageWorks XP12000 Disk Array would keep working,” says Scott Edwards, XP product marketing manager.

Um. Good.


Read More | HP News


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From what I know, HP really doesnt invent anything. They are not a semiconductor, are they? All they do is buy parts from real semi’s. Their wonderful arrays are not made by HP, but by Maxtor, Seagate etc.


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