I was browsing ebay since black Friday sucked deal wise and came across these Dell R210 II's. Xeon E3, 16GB and a 1TB HD + 80GB Intel 320 SSD:
Dell PowerEdge R210 II 1U Rack Server 16GB RAM E3 1220 CPU 1TB HDD 80GB SSD | eBay
Anyone know if these are quiet? Is there built-in/ free IPMI? These...
I've never really considered Ubuntu as a server OS. It's an OK desktop (mint is better).
Isn't RHEL, CentOS, SLES considered the really stable Linux server versions?
Why would you use Ubuntu server for a server benchmark like Linux-Bench?
I'm looking to colo a box to have a VPN endpoint for me and my friends to use streaming Netflix and other services. We've worked it out that coloing is much cheaper than each getting our own vpn server and with bandwidth, it's cheaper than Amazon. I'm also in airports a lot and I want to secure...