Has anyone gotten one of these yet?
Intel XL710QDA2BLK PCIe 3 0 x8 Dual Port Ethernet Converged Network Adapters | eBay
2x QSFP+ 40Gb ethernet ports that can be split using breakout cables to 4x 10GbE. I'd imagine this is best in class network card right now.
I'm also thinking that for...
I saw these Plextor M6e's for $400 for 512GB --- Plextor M6E M 2 2280 512GB M 2 PCI Express X2 Solid State Drive MLC | eBay
It's really expensive on a per GB basis, but here's the thing - what if I ran a web server on that kind of drive? There is a mysql db but it's like under 20% writes...
We're looking at the new Brocade Vyatta distribution that has DPDK integration so that Xeon E3-1125C motherboard Patrick reviewed a few months ago is lookin' attractive.
The issue is that it doesn't have any video out. I'm used to iKVM so if a server panics, I can see what's going on. With no...
Here's my situation.
I have 8 DDR3L RDIMMs and 16 4GB DDR3L RDIMMs.
I have a motherboard with 24 DIMM slots.
Can I do 8GB in 4 slots per CPU then 8x 4GB in the remaining slots? Or do all have to be the same size? So like 8 4 4 8 4 4 CPU 4 4 8 4 4 8
What about if I did 8 4 8 4 CPU 4 8 4 8?
I'm trying to make a server we are going to deploy in our datacenter. I want to have two RAID 1 mdadm arrays. I then want to have two extra SSDs that will be there as global "hot-spare" more or less. So they can be used in either array if a drive fails.
How do I do this with mdadm? Is it...
I just saw this ASRock C2550D4I one ebay: $266
ASRock C2550D4I Intel Avoton C2550 2 4GHz DDR3 SATA3 V 2GbE Mini ITX | eBay
I figured I would pass along for those building whitebox Xpenology servers. Over $100 cheaper.
ASUS VivoPC-VM40B-02 Desktop PC Celeron 1007U (1.50GHz) 4GB DDR3 500GB HDD Windows 8.1 64-bit – NeweggFlash.com $239
4GB/ 500gb hd/ Celeron 1007u
Comes with a Win 8.1 license, a case, psu and a keyboard/ mouse which I don't know when I'd use.
Only 1 network port but this seems like a compact...
Anyone see sources for ARM boards? I'm looking for a gigabit Ethernet port, an ARMv8 CPU and 4GB of RAM.
I saw places like variscite.com and they have ARM gigabit and 4GB. No ARMv8 and no ordering info.
Seems like there are many proof of concept (like this The first Spark/Hadoop ARM cluster...
I was looking for 4TB wd reds when I saw 5TB drives at shockingly low prices:
The $189 Seagate option - Amazon.com: Seagate Expansion USB 3.0 5TB Desktop External Hard Drive (STBV5000100): Computers & Accessories
The $218 Seagate option - Amazon.com: Seagate Backup Plus 5TB Desktop External...
I need to find a picture host but here is the config:
Server with a ConnectX-3 354A card (IB + Ethernet one)
FDR QSFP Cable connecting Port 0 to Port 1 on the card
Link established and verified via lights on the card
Windows Server 2012 R2...
The WD RED drives are the lowest I have seen: Amazon.com: WD Red 3 TB NAS Hard Drive: 3.5 Inch, SATA III, 64 MB Cache - WD30EFRX: Computers & Accessories
Average price between August and Jan from what I've seen was $130-135.
Bought one to console myself since the Dolphins are not in the...
OK so I know a lot of people are going to think I'm crazy but check this one:
Windows Surface Tablet with 32GB Memory 10 6" Surface 32GB 0885370528411 | eBay
Sure it isn't going to be the fastest out there but for a cheap internet browsing tablet with a built-in stand not bad. Factor in you...
Free shipping with prime and a case that fits EATX (12x13") motherboards:
Amazon.com: Supermicro 500 Watt Mid Tower Super Chassis, Black (CSE-733I-500B): Computers & Accessories
Comes with a 500w bronze power supply too.
Hey guys - I was reading the recent review here ASUS P9X79-E WS Review
I do want to build may next workstation as a Hyper-V test server with Windows 8.1. Reading the comments on the review, the Z9PE-D8 can handle 2 processors right? When I looked up the motherboard on ASUS's specifications...
Long time lurker wanting to get engaged. Here it goes.
Where are all the Xeon C2000 products? I would have thought with a SOC design that we would see them everywhere.
I saw this TR article Inside Intel's Atom C2000-series 'Avoton' processors - The Tech Report - Page 1 and I'm wanting to...