Monthly Archives: October 2010

Supermicro IPMIview Review – Remote Server Monitoring and Management and KVM-over-IP

The ability to remotely monitor servers utilizing IPMI 2.0 is a key differentiator between server grade hardware and consumer hardware. Supermicro's IPMIview software is...

Mesa ZFS Web Interface Benchmark/ Stress Test 0.1.7-Preview

I often get questions regarding good ways to stress test home servers, especially new drives. As part of the in-development FreeBSD 8.x based Mesa...

Western Digital Green 2.5TB and 3TB for Home Servers

Western Digital announced new 2.5TB and 3TB Green Series drives at $189.99 and $239.99. These drives are an interesting proposition for large home server users that are not running Windows Home Server V1.

AMD Athlon II X3 445 Rana 3.1GHz CPU Review

Unlike Intel, AMD produces a full line of triple core processors including the AMD Athlon II X3 445 3.1GHz that will be reviewed here...
Intel SASUC8I HBA and RAID 0/1/10 LSI 1068E based Controller

Flashing Intel SASUC8I to LSI IT Firmware Guide

Since publishing the Intel SASUC8I and LSI SAS3081E-R 1068e Based RAID Controller Review I have received quite a few questions regarding how to flash...

AMD Athlon II X4 640 Propus 3.0GHz CPU Review

Recently STH took a look at the AMD Athlon II X2 260 Regor chip and found it to be fairly power efficient and fast...

Isilon is Seeking Bidders

According to Bloomberg, Isilon Systems is reportedly looking for bidders, no doubt in response to the recent string of acquisitions by HP and IBM...

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Lenovo System x3650 M5 Workhorse 2U Server Review

Our review of the Lenovo System x3650 M5 which is a flexible and fast workhorse 2U server that performed extremely well in our testing
Intel Xeon Scalable Family With 3D XPoint Memory

Intel Xeon Scalable Processor Family shown off with 3D XPoint

The future Intel Xeon Scalable Processor family is shown off with 3D XPoint DIMMs as a game-changer for SAP HANA in-memory analytics workloads
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Lenovo System x3550 M5 Flexible 1U Server Review

We review the Lenovo x3500 M5 1U server platform. Lenovo makes this server perform well and easy to manage and service in the data center