M4 reference architecture
This appendix contains a bill of materials for the M4 reference architecture.
The M4 series of servers: Bill of materials
The bill of materials for the M4 server series is listed in the following sections.
IBM x3630 M4: The data node
The M4 revision is still a 2U high-density storage server but it has some serious upgrades over the M3. The first change of note is the upgrade from 2 x 3.06 GHz hexa-core processor to 2 x Sandy Bridge-EN 2.1 GHz octa-core processor. The performance is still fit for purpose at 2.1 GHz ...