Archive for January, 2013
Gigabyte GA-7PESH4 DP Xeon LGA 2011

Gigabyte Releases the GA-7PESH3, GA-7PESH4 and GA-6PXSV4 LGA 2011 Xeon Server and Workstation Motherboards

Gigabyte releases three new LGA 2011 Intel Xeon E5 motherboards for servers and workstations. Each offering a unique proposition to the market.

STH Amazon EC2 AWS Hosting Summary

Falling From the Sky Part 3 – Evaluating Amazon EC2, VPS, Dedicated and Colocation Options

Continuing the series on evaluating potential hosting options for STH, we looked at Amazon EC2, VPS, Colocation and Dedicated server options


Converting Hyper-V Virtual Machines to ESXi Virtual Machines

A guide to converting Hyper-V virtual machines to VMware ESXi virtual machines using the Starwind V2V converter.

iStarUSA BPN-DE350SS-Black Front View

iStarUSA BPN-DE350SS Review 3.5″ 5-in-3 Trayless Hot Swap Mobile Rack

The iStarUSA BPN-DE350SS is a solid 5-in-3 tray-less hot-swap chassis that offers multiple color options.

ASUS M5A99FX Pro R2 CPU Sockets

ASUS M5A99FX Pro R2.0 Review

The ASUS M5A99FX Pro R2.0 is a AM3+ motherboard to look at with solid stability and many ASUS exclusive features.

Supermicro Hyper-Speed 6027AX-TRF Hotswap PSU

Supermicro Hyper-Speed Power Consumption and Noise

A look at the power consumption and noise impacts of higher Intel Xeon E5 clocks with the Supermicro Hyper-Speed platform.


Falling From the Sky Part 2 – Requirements Driving Cloud Departure

Requirements driving and guiding the site's departure from the Amazon AWS cloud infrastructure.

Gruber Rackmount Rails and Shelf

Gruber Rackmount Rails / Shelf Review

Today we are looking at perhaps one of the simplest, yet most useful items we have reviewed at STH, Gruber rails. For those that are unfamiliar, the Gruber rails act as a one size fits all solution to mount servers in a rackmou...


Falling From the Sky – Why STH is Leaving the Cloud

In 2012 ServeTheHome grew by 8.5% month-over-month over the entire year. In fact, it just about doubled between July 2012 and December 2012 and is looking strong in 2013 already setting two new all-time daily visitor records. T...

napp-it and OpenIndiana

Installing and Configuring napp-it and OpenIndiana

This article is the first in a multi- part series featuring napp-it. For those that do not know what napp-it is, it is a free NAS / SAN web interface for Solaris derivatives. That is a big deal because it takes one of the most ...