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...
Manufacturer Label: Mediamax Model: WL4000GSA6472E Equivalent to: WD4000FYYZ eBay Seller: goharddrive Price range: $134.99-144.99 Ebay link: New 4TB 64MB Cache 7200RPM Enterprise Grade SATA 6 0Gb s 3 5" Hard Drive | eBay --- So I've ordered at least 120 of these drives now and they... Review of White Label 4TB drives
Starting a thread on these cards. They are extremely inexpensive on ebay (I purchased 3 for $99.99 total shipped). Here is an ebay link to the cards: brocade 1020 | eBay $33.33 each was achieved using... Brocade 1020 CNA 10GbE PCIe Cards
I started this separate thread (per request) for future reference and discussion of the Quanta LB4M 48p gbE + 2x 10gbE sfp+ switch and this old ebay thread is the source. I picked up three Quanta LB4M switches from an Omaha, NE eBay seller brandon-nettech. It was listed at $205 + free shipping. The 55 pound box that the three... Quanta LB4M 48-Port Gigabit S
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 […]