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 ...
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?
Hello all, I wanted to share some insight here, and maybe get some feedback. I contacted Supermicro support about system noise levels. The case I am intersted in the CSE-836TQ-R500B here: Supermicro | Products | Chassis | 3U | SC836TQ-R500B (I might also look at a similar situation with the 24-bay model) According to support, […]
Hey guys, I am building a new server for my office. It is a glorified file/sql server. I will be virtualizing with Exsi. I will probably add a SSD cache drive to take advantage of burst. I have an offsite intel i3 backup server. 70% of files should be under 10 mb per pull. I […]
Um, Supermicro CSE 846 w X9DRL If 4U 24 HD Bay Storage Server AOC USAS2 L8I | eBay 24 bays. AOC-USAS2-L8i + dual socket X9DRL-iF + rails + redundant 1200w PSUs I'm thinking this is like the best deal ever. X9 = Sandy Bridge-EP and Ivy Bridge-EP. WHOA!!!! $80 ship but still at $580... BANGING […]
Found another potential interesting one. A 2u intel server with 4 dual socket lga2011 nodes. One downside I see with this one is that it is only 4 Dimms per CPU so not so great of memory density They are asking 1200$ or best offer on it Intel H2312JFJR Server System 2U Rack Socket R […]
I was thinking since everyone here has their own home lab. Why dont we together commit into global server farm. We can make it into a big pool by contributing a VM each and create something useful. Simple compute vm like - 1 vCpu, 1 vRam, 10GB hdd, 1mbps speed Project can be anything like […]
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 […]