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Amazon T2 Instances and Intel C2550 time comparison

Testing New AWS T2 instances with Linux-Bench Benchmark

We took the new Amazon AWS T2 instances and an Intel Atom C2550 and ran them through the Linux-Bench script to see if there was evidence of throttling


Three Western Digital Red 3TB Drives SATA Side

Western Digital Red 4TB Deal – $139.99 is back

The deal on Western Digital Red 4TB drives for $139.99 is back online and we have some recent experiences



Gartner Server Market Q1-2014

Q1 2014 Server Market Share – IBM-Lenovo Impact

A quick look at the Q1 2014 Server market share and the clear impact of the IBM-Lenovo deal announcement


STHbench 2013 Results Viewer

Legacy STHbench linux benchmarks web viewer now available

We now have an online results viewer which lets you interactively compare legacy data from our STHbench (2013) Linux benchmarking script



STH Colocation - May 2014 Update

STH Colocation – May 2014 Update

STH colocation architecture has received a significant upgrade in May 2014. We originally posted our plans almost two months ago. A few iterations later...


Intel Xeon E5 Box Bunny

2014 Refresh: Intel Xeon E3-1200 V3 Value Comparison

A look at the May 2014 refresh of the Intel Xeon E3-1200 V3 series and a value comparison to other processors



Supermicro X10SBA mSATA mPCIe and SATA expansion

Low Cost mSATA SSD Comparison Sub $80 Drives Compared

We compare four low cost (under $80) mSATA SSDs to see how they perform against each other and manufacturer claims.


STH Akismet Stats May 2014

Under the hood: spam stinks – 1 million WordPress spam comments later

A bit about our spam management. Just about everyone knows that spam or junk messages are a part of Internet life. This is how STH is impacted



ASUS Z97 WS M2 NGFF

New Generation Interfaces: SATA Express and NGFF M.2 are coming

A look at some of the next generation drive interfaces: SATA Express and NGFF M.2 which will be prominent soon


Supermicro X10SBA Overview with Components

Low Power Processor Comparison April 2014 Round-up

Recently AMD escalated the low power processor competition by releasing its AM1 Kabini processors. These processors combined low power Jaguar cores with Radeon R3 graphics. These platforms retail for well under $100 US with pro...