I was browsing Amazon and ebay and saw this from d-link Amazon.com: D-Link Systems, Inc. 20-Port L3 Switch, Managed (DGS-1510-20): Computers & Accessories The D-Link DGS-1510-20 is a managed switch with (2) SFP+ 10G ports. Has anyone used? If so are they stable? How are the management features?
Does anyone have the spd and sbr files from a Dell H200 Integrated not the adapter version? I am trying to get a 9240 to work in the integrated slot. Please post as it would be greatly appreciated. Edit: What is the command line to create an spd file anyways? Couldn't find it.
This week I received my first server equipped with 80Plus Titanium power supplies. For those wondering they offer in terms of power savings, at 115V the load/ efficiency ratings are: 10% load 90% 20% load 92% 50% load 94% 100% load 90% At 230v they are rated at 50% load 96% efficient. I asked about […]
The title says it all. I have a C6100 that I have loaded out with dual L5639 and 24 GB of RAM in all nodes. I have one node wired up to 6 bays running FreeNAS, but I want to expand my storage and add some ZIL/ARC SSDs. Option 1) Buy a SE3016 and a […]
Since it seems 15-20 of us got the awesome 846E1 deal, we collectively have 20-40 new sockets to fill! There is even the Intel 4 node deal spotted by @pyro_ on the forums so deals on barebones are coming. Maybe we can keep a thread on deals we find for processors? DDR3 rdimms too or […]
The big news this week is that the creditors of OCZ Technology have taken control of the company’s assets. OCZ Technology had consistently been unprofitable. That financial performance led to the dismissal of the company’s CEO and CFO recently. It appears as though the company’s creditors are now selling OCZ’s assets to Toshiba. This is […]
Rackspace is one of the most innovative cloud services providers around. They are constantly upgrading their servers to provide faster and more reliable service. On Monday the company announced yet another advancement in their cloud server technology: Performance Cloud Servers. The company claims these are several times faster than the previous iteration of Cloud Servers. […]
Enterprise level clouds are very expensive and fairly difficult to manage. Recently, Seagate came out with a product that tries to make that management a little easier and a little cheaper. The product is called the Kinetic Open Storage Platform (KOSP). The platform hopes to erase the barrier between apps and storage. So, what is […]
Understanding and managing graphics in a virtual environment is often very difficult. You have to deal with many layers of complexity between virtual machine and the workstations they are providing the graphics to. The bigger the environment, the more complex the graphics of the VDI (Virtual Desktop Infrastructure) become. Over the last few years, VMware […]