What are rack servers? This server rack is a rack specifically designed to place and place servers that are used to connect networks, be it switches, HUBs, and computers.
This rack is in English but is basically the same as the rack mentioned in Indonesian.
As the name suggests, this server rack is shaped like an arrangement of racks stacked on top. The purpose of the server rack itself is so that the connectivity of data cables can be organized and minimize messy cables on the floor so that the server room becomes more spacious.
In addition to organizing cables and arranging network devices to be neater, the server rack is also equipped with a saver where this system can automatically lower the temperature so that the components inside can work more optimally.
Server Rack Size
Each type of rack server and whatever the design must have a different size.
For the size of this rack server, it can be identified by the letter U. U which means the unit dimension (Weight x Height x Depth) which is marked on each type of rack server along with the capacity that can be accommodated by the rack server.
Here are some rack server sizes on the market.
• 1U dimensions 19” x 1.75” x 17.7” 19” x 1.75” x 19.7” 19” x 1.75” x 21.5”
• 2U dimensions 19” x 3.5” x 17.7” H= 19” x 3.5” x 20.9” 19” x 3.5” x 24”
• 3U dimensions 17.1” x 5.1” x 25.5”
• 4U dimensions 19” x 7” x 17.8” 19” x 7” x 26.4”
• 5U dimensions 19” x 8.34” x 19.67” x 19.1” x 8.75” x 26.4”
• 6U dimensions 19” x 10.5” x 19.5”
• 7U dimensions 17” x 12.2” x 19.8”
Rackmount systems, server arrangements that are more than two or more units can be arranged more neatly.
Rack mounts are usually used by companies that use different server functionality on each rack. For example, web servers, database servers, and storage servers.
Server rack design
There are several rack server design options provided that can be tailored to your needs. However, the design on the rack server will certainly have a difference in terms of price. Here are three rack server designs that are often found in the market.
• Closed Rack
This closed rack server rack design has a closed design. Equipped with ventilation double roof fan or a fan equipped at the top of the shelf cover.
This design can withstand server weights of up to 50 kilograms, for this type of rack server prices range from 7 million to 9 million rupiah.
• Open Rack
Open rack is the simplest rack design without a cover on the top side.
• Wallmount Rack
This wallmount rack design is the rack that is most often used to place networking components, such as switches, modems, HUBs, and various other server devices. There are two options for this rack, namely door 1 and door 2.