Quick tip for those with headless systems that want to test Windows Server Codename VAIL (and that don’t have IPMI 2.0). To create a USB drive capable of a headless installation follow these two steps: Make a USB installe...
Good night all, While i am still waiting to get my funding approved for my small data center, i wanted to start offering some backup services and file sync services to 10 customers. I have read multiple reviews on these 2 products and i can make up my mine which is better suited for the task.. I would like to get some feed back from you guys who probably wou
Build’s Name: No name Operating System/ Storage Platform: OmniOS / Solaris CPU: Intel E3-1220v3 Motherboard: Supermicro X10SL7-F Chassis: Supermicro 846 Drives: 24x Western Digital Red 3TB, 128GB 840 Pro L2ARC, 256GB 840 Pro RAM: Kingston KVR16E11K4/32 kit (4x8GB) | Two Kingston KVR1333D3E9SK2/8G kits (4x4GB) Add-in Cards: Supermicro AOC-S2308L-L8E Power Sup
I was looking at that NUC farm thread Got me looking at PDUs and saw this one $50 OBO with lots available. Baytech RPC 3 8 Outlet Remote Power Managenet Unit | eBay I am thinking of getting... Ethernet Switched PDU (8 outlet) $50
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
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 […]