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Intel LGA1356 deals are here – B2 replacing Westmere-EP

We are starting to see some of the Intel LGA1356 deals predicted a few months ago. Socket B2 Intel Xeon E5-2400 series is replacing Westmere-EP for lab use


ASUS Z9NA-D6 USB PCIe Spacing

The (Xeon) EN is dead – Long Live EN!

The Intel Xeon -EN series may see its interest falling off, but it is about to become an awesome home virtualization lab platform



Synology DS1813 front

Synology – SynoLocker Update

SynoLocker vulnerability we reported on earlier. The bottom line seems to be that one should move to newer versions of Synology DSM.


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Synology – SynoLocker Notice

STH has many users that are running Synology NAS units. There is a serious security vulnerability called SynoLocker that Synology users should be aware of.



linux-bench results view beta

Linux-Bench’s next feature available for testing

Linux-Bench's functionality with a major new beta feature: automated log parsing. As STHbench 2013 morphed into Linux-Bench, we got a request for this


WD Red and RE 4TB Thermal Imaging

Thermal Imaging Western Digital 4TB NAS Options

We try thermal imaging WD Red and RE 4TB drive options and get a very clear result on which runs hotter



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