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Chapter 4. Servers > The Icing

4.2. The Icing

With the basics in place, we now look at what can be done to go one step further in reliability and serviceability. We also summarize an opposing view.

4.2.1. Enhancing Reliability and Service Ability

4.2.1.1. Server Appliances

An appliance is a device designed specifically for a particular task. Toasters make toast. Blenders blend. One could do these things using general-purpose devices, but there are benefits to using a device designed to do one task very well.


  

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