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Project HAC Rack  (COTS Compute Housing)

Model for racking common off-the-shelf (COTS) compute nodes :: To massively improve racking density of x86 compute nodes compared to PC cases in 42RU rack shelves, to cater for multiple x86 ATX-based form factors, to allow for in-line maintenance, to be constructed from commodity parts.


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The following screen shots show the software or hardware developed for this project, in action;

What you need

ATX bay bracket parts

Heat-shrink sleeve

To the elbow

Heat heat-shrink

Drill Hole-C

Use stand-off

And cut

Assemble bracket

Completed bracket

Bracket front

Bracket rear

Motherboard bottom

Motherboard hole-c

Shorter bracket foot

Snip metal

Short bracket foot

Shelf parts

Grooved seal

Cut to length

Completed shelf

Shelf with screw

Shelf with bracket

Populated bay

Support close-up

Clearance close-up

Populated bay

The following code (source, binaries, patches, etc) have been developed or mirrored for this project;

The following links have been identified as relevant to this project;

This project was initiated on Sunday, the 18th of September 2011. Its last recorded activity stamp is Thursday, the 3rd of May 2012.

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