Backblaze looks at storage reliability across its population of over 25,000 consumer grade hard drives.
This Zalman ZM-VE300 USB 3.0 external 2.5" drive chassis works as a hard drive but can also mount selected ISOs to boot into installation media. It is a must-have lab item
CentOS 6.5 has been officially released following on the heels of RHEL 6.5. Major news is that this version supports the Avoton/ Rangeley i354 quad NIC
The WD Black2 combines both a 128GB SSD and a 1TB HD into a 2.5" form factor, all for about $300. Unlike competition the 120GB SSD partition is separate
Intel Xeon L5630 prices have fallen sharply in recent months. You can now have a sub 40w quad core (eight thread) server processor for for under $60
The ASUS P9X79-E WS is an absolutely awesome platform to build a high-end workstation with many PCIe cards.
The new LSI SandForce SF3700 SSD flash controllers that will find their way into both consumer and enterprise drives in the near future
Making quick Linux server benchmarking easy for anyone to do. Run a test suite with three copy and paste commands with STHbench.sh