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...
Moving down the curve again! The Crucial M500 480GB is down to under $220 which is like $0.458/GB even excluding the 32GB of spare area. I know it isn't the fastest, but so cheap. Amazon.com: Crucial M500 480GB SATA 2.5-inch Internal SSD 7mm drive, with 9.5mm Adapter CT480M500SSD1: Computers & Accessories
Hello, at first I want to introduce myself. I am 19 years old and doing an apprenticeship as software engineer. I am into servers and networking stuff just for a few months, but now it is time to upgrade from the shitty consumer hardware that you get from the ISPs. I just start with the router: pfSense Intel Celeron G550 [Arrived] Supermicro X9SCL-F Motherbo
AMD Sempron 3850 Kabini MSI AM1I AM1 AMD Performance Edition 4GB DDR3 INTEL i350-AM2 Rosewill RS-MI-01 BK Mini ITX + PSU About to order a fan to strap to the side of the case. Any suggestions for something small and quiet? I'll measure how much room I have for a fan when I get a chance.
Hello everyone, I have been planning to build my first home server for the last 6 months. In this time I have been quietly reading the forum and collecting information on what hardware and software is required for an all-in-one home server. I am still in the planning stage and would like to have your expert input. Any and all advice is really appreciated. Bu
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 […]