Rasberry pi - high density

charles at thefnf.org charles at thefnf.org
Sat May 9 05:24:14 UTC 2015

So I just crunched the numbers. How many pies could I cram in a rack?

Check my numbers?

48U rack budget
6513 15U (48-15) = 33U remaining for pie
6513 max of 576 copper ports

Pi dimensions:

3.37 l (5 front to back)
2.21 w (6 wide)
0.83 h
25 per U (rounding down for Ethernet cable space etc) = 825 pi

Cable management and heat would probably kill this before it ever 
reached completion, but lol...

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