1. A portable computing system comprising:a transit case for providing structure for the portable computing system, comprising a power supply for providing power to the portable computing system;
a slidably removable sled disposed inside the transit case, configured to hold a plurality of computing components and to enable access to the plurality of computing components, the slidable removable sled comprising:
a top chamber configured to hold a first type of computing device, the top chamber comprising a plurality of dividers, wherein at least one of the plurality of dividers comprises a knob having a protruding arm, the knob configured to rotate into a position such that the protruding arm secures at least one of a plurality of computing blades in place;
a bottom chamber configured to hold a second type of computing device; and
a floor disposed between the top chamber and a bottom chamber;
a switch, disposed in the bottom chamber, to provide computer networking and communications functions; and
the plurality of computing blades, disposed in the top chamber, to provide computing capabilities, wherein each of the plurality of computing blades comprises a central processing unit (CPU) comprising a software multiplexer for interfacing directly with a plurality of solid state drives (SSDs).