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  1. Sales, Deals, and Trades

    A Place for Great Deals, For Sale/ For Trade, and General forums
    1. Great Deals
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      Found a great deal somewhere? Let others know!
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    2. For Sale/ For Trade/ Want to Buy
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      Have extra stuff lying around? Looking for a system pull? This is your forum.
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  2. STH - Resources

    A place to discuss resources
    1. Guides
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      A place to discuss how-to guides and resources
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    2. STH Main Site Posts
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      RSS Feed of the STH main site posts
      Discussions:
      426
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  3. Hardware

    A place to discuss home and small business server hardware.
    1. Processors and Motherboards
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      A place to discuss processors and motherboards for home and small business servers.
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      Messages:
      18,526
      Latest: What did I miss? Intel S2600WT2 AJXCR, Apr 25, 2017 at 4:00 PM
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    2. RAID Controllers and Host Bus Adapters
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      A place to discuss RAID Controllers and Host Bus Adapters for home and small business servers.
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      1,166
      Messages:
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      Latest: Different HBA for each SFF-8643 Port? OBasel, Apr 24, 2017 at 8:46 PM
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    3. Hard Drives and Solid State Drives
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      A place to discuss hard drives and solid state drives.
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      Latest: Ceph very slow writes PigLover, Apr 25, 2017 at 12:24 PM
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    4. Networking
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      A place to discuss various elements of networking home and small business servers including internal NICs as well as switches, routers, and etc.
      Discussions:
      1,211
      Messages:
      14,665
      Latest: Movin' on up...to 40GbE whitey, Apr 25, 2017 at 1:28 PM
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    5. Chassis and Enclosures
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      A place to discuss different chassis and enclosure options for servers.
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      Messages:
      7,468
      Latest: Reducing noise in home lab setup slamkwon, Apr 25, 2017 at 4:35 PM
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    6. DIY Server and Workstation Builds
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      Look at other users' DIY builds and show-off your own.
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      Latest: FINAL Bachelor Build - Xeon D vSAN Cluster Dan K., Apr 25, 2017 at 4:47 PM
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  4. Software Platforms

    A place to discuss various small business and home server operating systems and storage platforms.
    1. VMware, VirtualBox, Citrix
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      A place to discuss VMware virtualization on platforms such as ESX and ESXi, Oracle VirtualBox and Citrix virtualization
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    2. Windows Server, Hyper-V Virtualization
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      A place to discuss Windows Server platforms including Windows Server and Hyper-V Virtualization related topics.
      Discussions:
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      Messages:
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      Latest: WS16: Tiered Parity Storage Pools how? DieHarke, Apr 25, 2017 at 8:38 AM
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    3. Software Stuff
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      Software for backups, playing media, torrents and etc.
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      Messages:
      2,249
      Latest: Starwind VSAN Free restrictions removed _alex, Apr 25, 2017 at 2:36 PM
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    4. FreeBSD, ZFSguru, and FreeNAS
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      A place to discuss FreeBSD, ZFSguru, and FreeNAS platforms.
      Discussions:
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      Messages:
      1,638
      Latest: Suggestion for an M.2 AIC Rand__, Apr 24, 2017 at 11:58 PM
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    5. Linux Admins, Storage and Virtualization
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      A place to discuss various Linux based platforms including Debian, Ubuntu, CentOS, RHEL, OpenSUSE, Proxmox, ZFS on Linux, KVM virtualization and others.
      Discussions:
      221
      Messages:
      2,210
      Latest: How to replace failed ZFS mirror rpool drive? whitey, Apr 25, 2017 at 5:09 PM
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    6. Commercial NAS Systems
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      For discussion of Synology, QNAP, Thecus, Drobo, Netgear, Buffalo and other NAS systems
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    7. Solaris, Nexenta, OpenIndiana, and napp-it
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      A place to discuss Solaris, NexentaStor Enterprise Edition, Community Edition, OpenIndiana, and related topics such as the napp-it WebGUI.
      Discussions:
      628
      Messages:
      4,364
      Latest: OmniOS 151022 long term stable wildchild, Apr 25, 2017 at 12:40 PM
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    8. HTPC-Network Media Player Forum
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      Discuss HTPCs, network media players, and other hardware for media playback.
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  5. Linux-Bench and Other Benchmarks

    Benchmark results and discussions
    1. Linux-Bench Results and Discussion
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      A forum to discuss Linux-Bench and share results with others
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    1. DIY and Makers Spot
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      A spot for various DIY and makers
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      Messages:
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    1. General Chat
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      A place for other stuff that didn't fit anywhere else.
      Discussions:
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      Messages:
      5,591
      Latest: Too stupid for words Jeggs101, Apr 25, 2017 at 3:42 PM
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    2. STH Suggestions and Updates
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      Discussions:
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      Messages:
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      Latest: AU Prefix capn_pineapple, Apr 25, 2017 at 5:19 PM
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