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The '''Individual Rack Unit''' or [[IRU]] was introduced with the Altix 4000 family, but continues to appear in subsequent SGI products.
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The '''Individual Rack Unit''' or IRU was introduced with the Altix 4000 family, but continues to appear in subsequent SGI products.
  
 
As originally introduced it essentially allows a blade center approach to housing system components, using the [[NUMAlink]] interconnect between them. The IRU is 5U for the [[Altix 450]] and 10U for the [[Altix 4700]] and supports 5 or 10 blades, of which 1 or 2 are double-width slots, respectively. For more information about configuring IRUs, see the [[Altix 450]] or [[Altix 4700]] product pages.
 
As originally introduced it essentially allows a blade center approach to housing system components, using the [[NUMAlink]] interconnect between them. The IRU is 5U for the [[Altix 450]] and 10U for the [[Altix 4700]] and supports 5 or 10 blades, of which 1 or 2 are double-width slots, respectively. For more information about configuring IRUs, see the [[Altix 450]] or [[Altix 4700]] product pages.

Revision as of 23:55, 16 September 2018

The Individual Rack Unit or IRU was introduced with the Altix 4000 family, but continues to appear in subsequent SGI products.

As originally introduced it essentially allows a blade center approach to housing system components, using the NUMAlink interconnect between them. The IRU is 5U for the Altix 450 and 10U for the Altix 4700 and supports 5 or 10 blades, of which 1 or 2 are double-width slots, respectively. For more information about configuring IRUs, see the Altix 450 or Altix 4700 product pages.

Altix 450 IRU Altix 4700 IRU