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Thistle is a Wikimedia server from the September 2005 hardware order. As of November 2005, it is a slave database server. It was named after the species of plants Thistle.


  • Role: Database
  • Primary Application: mySQL
  • mySQL Replication: Slave


Thistle contains:

  • 2 x Opteron 275 (dual-core) 2.2 GHz Processors
  • 16GB DDR400 (PC3200) RAM
  • 6 x Seagate Cheetah 73GB Hard Disks
    • SCSI Connection
    • Configured to RAID 0


October 25, 6:00 Solar: server racked and ready.