US Patent No. 9,832,905


Patent No. 9,832,905
Issue Date November 28, 2017
Title Server System
Inventorship Roey Rivnay, Seattle, WA (US)
Darin Lee Frink, Lake Tapps, WA (US)
Christopher Strickland Beall, Woodinville, WA (US)
Felipe Enrique Ortega Gutierrez, Tacoma, WA (US)
Assignee Amazon Technologies, Inc., Reno, NV (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,832,905

1. A system comprising:
a rack; and
a server system mounted in the rack, wherein the server system comprises:
a server system chassis; and
multiple server nodes mounted in the server system chassis, wherein each respective server node comprises:
multiple sub-node chassis; and
an array of devices, wherein segments of the array of devices of the respective server node are mounted in respective ones
of the multiple sub-node chassis of the respective server node, wherein the array of devices comprises mass storage devices
and a server device,

wherein each sub-node chassis is configured to be individually inserted into the server system chassis and removed from the
server system chassis; and

wherein each sub-node chassis comprises an intra node connector configured to couple with an intra node connector of an adjacent
sub-node chassis to allow communications to and from mass storage devices mounted in separate ones of the multiple sub-node
chassis of the respective server node.