The Register: Thin ‘n’ fast Alpha Linux servers coming soon

“Alpha Processor Inc (API) has rebranded itself as API NetWorks,
and expanded its product range to with two new high-density servers
aimed at Web servers, render farms and the network infrastructure

“The first systems to appear under the new moniker are the
UP2000+ mobo supporting dual Alpha 833 MHz processors, and the rack
mount CS20 clustering server which API claims is the world’s most
powerful 1U server and also the first 1U dual-processor Alpha
server, delivering 3.3 GFLOPS. Up to 42 CS20s, producing a total of
140 GFLOPS, can be housed in a single rack.”

“Both support Linux in firmware which boots directly at
power on, along with dual on-board Ethernet controllers and remote


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