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...
Hey all, Been a lurker for a while, finally got around to posting my first post. There is about a year old thread about this server here, but I didn't want to necro something that old, so I figured I'd start a new one. I hope this is the right subforum for it (this is where the original HL DL180 thread was). I just ordered this server with dual Xeo
SAS 9202 16E Host Bus Adapter | eBay i got two, im guessing another sth member got the other two =) i think these will be going in my 2u lowprofile chassis, however it would be nice to source the full height brackets for these if anyone has any recommendations!
Hi everyone, I'm running Napp-it 14b and am trying to set up email alerts to Gmail. I've followed the instructions in this post and have filled the Gmail server (smtp.gmail.com) and my Gmail details in the About -> Settings -> Email Notifications area. However, when I go to Jobs -> Email -> SMTP-Test to send a test email, I get the mess
This thread has turned into a personal migration log for me, so I'll update the first post here. Hopefully it will help someone in the future that is planning a similar migration. This is a great thread to follow if you are: a) wanting to give 2012 R2 Storage Spaces a try and b) have disks with data on them already So I currently have a 2008 R2 server r
Hey Guys, I just bought a new Supermicro 847E16-R1K28LPB chassis. I Installed 2 WD Red 3tb Drives in the chassis. I am using the drives in JBOD mode, no raid. I did a disk benchmark on 1 drive and i am getting 140MBps speeds. But when i am transferring some video files from my pc the the 1 drive in the chassis i am only getting around 70Mbps speeds. The benc
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 […]