Acronym Soup: What is PXE?

Acronym Soup: What is PXE?

PXE stands for “Preboot eXecution Environment,” pronounced as “pixie,” and was introduced as a component of the Wired for Management (WfM) framework by Intel in 1999. WfM has been superseded by Active Management Technology, but PXE is still a valuable tool for network...
Acronym Soup: What is FRU?

Acronym Soup: What is FRU?

Put simply, FRU stands for “Field Replaceable Unit”, and represents any number of components within a server, compute blade/node or other computing system that can be easily removed and replaced at the location where the system is deployed (“in the...