US Patent No. 10,398,056

NEAR REAL-TIME CUSTOM SERVER ASSEMBLY


Patent No. 10,398,056
Issue Date August 27, 2019
Title Near Real-time Custom Server Assembly
Inventorship David Edward Bryan, Seattle, WA (US)
Prateek Tandon, Issaquah, WA (US)
Kevin M. Bailey, Seattle, WA (US)
Ismael Medrano, Seattle, WA (US)
Assignee Amazon Technologies, Inc., Seattle, WA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,398,056

5. A method comprising:receiving first and second requests for custom assembled servers;
assembling the custom assembled servers at a data center using robots located at the data center, wherein:
for the first request, the first request being for custom assembled servers of a particular type requested in lower volumes, the custom assembled servers of the particular type are assembled autonomously by respective ones of the robots; and
for the second request, the second request being for custom assembled servers of another type requested in higher volumes, the custom assembled servers of the other type are assembled by respective groups of the robots working in coordination with one another;
installing the custom assembled servers in unoccupied slots of a server mounting structure at the data center; and
making the custom assembled servers available to execute a workload on behalf of a requestor of the custom assembled servers.