As part of its Q1’11 CPU roll-out, Sandy Bridge was perhaps Intel’s biggest announcement. Intel also released the E5603, E5606, and E5607 CPUs which are quad core, non-Hyper-Threading parts meant for dual processor ...
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 figured I'd ask the pros here instead of relying only on a quick forum search.. So I am currently running out of ports on my cheap (and crappy) D-Link DGS-1008D 8 port gigabit switch and I am searching for a good 24 port switch (16 perhaps would be enough but I figured more is better especially if price difference is marginal). No need to say, I want
I was Googling and found a neat little batch file to fill and exercise a hard drive or array: 1.) Copy the following lines to Notepad and then save it as a file called t.bat on the drive(s) to test. ____________________ copy t.t + t.t t1.t del t.t ren t1.t t.t dir t.bat _____________________ 2.) Save the file and copy t.bat to t.t (you will have two files no
I like some redundancy to my stuff, and just because I have disk redundancy on a ZFS box, that's not enough! Remember boys and girls, you're only as good as your last backup. Local Snapshot with Send to Remote ZFS system via SSH store1# zfs send pool01/stor01@snap1 | ssh store2 zfs recv newtank/stor01 This is straight from the Oracle documentation.
Hi fellow STH'ers, I just upgraded my array to 4tb drives and so I'm selling 5 3tb wd red drives. They were only used for about 6-12 months in a home server doing light duty. They were powered on 24/7. Make me an offer - I'd prefer to sell all 5 to one buyer.
Hoping folks have had the time to see the ASUS P9A-I series. Rumor has it that at least one version is coming to North America. Also, rumor has it I may be picking a ASUS P9A-I/C2550/SAS/4L up tomorrow. This is one of the motherboards we previewed here. This is the Intel Atom C2550 (4C/ 4T) based motherboard with quad i354 gigabit LAN, and 4x SFF-8087 connec
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 […]