Photos: Inside Project Blackbox

Photos: Inside Project Blackbox

Summary: Project Blackbox is the first virtualised datacentre to be stored in a shipping container, and according to its manufacturer, Sun Microsystems, it's fully portable -- providing you have the means to tow it.

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  • Project Blackbox comes gift wrapped in a range of colours and sizes. ZDNet Australia was on hand to see it on its four-day tour of Australia before shipping off back to the US.

    Credit: Marcus Browne, ZDNet Australia.

  • A wardrobe for even the sharpest tech dresser. The 20-foot container houses more than three petabytes of storage and has a performance rate of 4.5 teraflops per second, capable of running 405,000 Web operations per second.

    Credit: Marcus Browne, ZDNet Australia.

Topics: Oracle, Data Centers, Tech Industry

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