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rack mounting

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Definition of rack mounting in English:

noun

[mass noun, usually as modifier]
The use of standardized racks for supporting electrical or electronic equipment: rack mounting hardware

Derivatives

rack-mount

1
adjective
Example sentences
  • A full rack of equipment can be reduced to a single rack-mount shelf.
  • When clustered together, these systems can forever change the way users build, manage and utilize traditional rack-mount servers for data-intensive supercomputing projects.
  • They occupy the right part of the mainboard and are located in such a way that these components could be cooled with the fans on the front and rear panels of a rack-mount system case.

rack-mounted

2
adjective
Example sentences
  • Essentially, their system relies on small, rack-mounted storage appliances consisting of disks, CPUs, storage adapters and network cards.
  • This evolution includes high-density 1U servers and will eventually include blade servers that offer better density than rack-mounted servers while being easier to configure and manage, thus lowering total cost of ownership.
  • I'd pictured this big hi-tech building covered in mirror glass with a smart, sparse reception and acres of rack-mounted servers.

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