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From Gaurav Sharma <gaurav.gs.sha...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: commodity hardware
Date Thu, 12 Feb 2015 17:05:32 GMT
Indeed, another example would be the Dell r620. 

On Feb 12, 2015, at 08:51, Don Hilborn <dhilborn@hortonworks.com> wrote:

Super Micro is a good example of commodity Hardware.  http://www.supermicro.com/index_home.cfm​

From: th@bentzn.com <th@bentzn.com>
Sent: Thursday, February 12, 2015 10:50 AM
To: user@hadoop.apache.org
Subject: Re: commodity hardware
If you can buy it in a shop from a shelf somewhere it's 'commodity' :)


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Fra: "Adaryl Wakefield" <adaryl.wakefield@hotmail.com>
Til: user@hadoop.apache.org
Dato: 12-02-2015 16:45
Emne: commodity hardware

Does anybody have a good definition of commodity hardware? I'm having a hard time explaining
it to people. I have no idea when a piece of HW is "commodity" or whatever the opposite of
commodity is.

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