For 2023 x-mas I decited to renew my aging home IT equiment and besides adding some performance my main goals are reducing power consumption and go a more software defined way. In detail that means:
Discard Mikrotik CCR
Discard Mikrotik CRS
Replace Xeon D-1541/8HDD server
So the new server...
I've got a general-purpose home server with an FX-8350 that's running multiple VMs, each responsible for miscellaneous things: Webservers, game servers, Discord bots, SVN repos, etc.
Me and a friend have been developing a game in Unreal Engine 4 over the past few years. I tried creating a...
I just found this web community and it looks great. A lot of useful information. However, I did not find any specific information about my issue. I hope you can give a hand, so here is my post.
I have been using Xpenology for a while, but as the project is practically abandoned, DSM6...
I want to created a Home Server/Home Lab most likely running some hypervisor to easily spin up VMs. What system would be recommended in the $300-$500 range that would be best. I'm looking to buy new and ideally prebuilt, but could build a PC if it made sense.
Hello Im quite new to the sth forum (and Forums in general),
So what i am looking for is a NAS with 3 to 4 TB of usable space for 4 Persons. I have a gigabit home network so speed isnt that nessecary, but id like to have the option to go multi gigabit in the future (once multi gig switches...
I'm looking into building a decent home workstation that double-functions as home server, running 24/7, accessible and managable through vpn. I'm planning to run virtual machines on it, although undecided yet what type, likely a proxmox hypervisor (type 1). Since I'm regularly abroad and since...
I am newer to the enterprise space and currently have 3 4U computers (NAS, and 2 Game servers running) and plan to get a lot of enterprise networking as well as battery backups for my new house. I also plan on buying a machine learning server though I imagine when I buy it will probably be a...
I am new to this forum. I need help in how to move a HP Integrity RX 2620 2U server into an ATX case. Is it possible to use a normal ATX PSU? Will I need the hot pluggable fans?
CPU: 1 x Intel Itanium 9040 1.6 GHz dual core
Hey, new to the forum,
I currently run the following:
2014 Mac mini
Lacie 5big Thunderbolt 1 - 8TB (4TB useable, 4TB for backup)
I use this setup to run
Wireless computer backups
Wireless phone backups
Wireless iTunes sync
Wired Security camera recordings
What specs should I be looking for if I wanted to build/buy a server that is able to run 4 dedicated game servers simultaneously on 1 server?
I'm currently looking for a server that can simultaneously run:
Ark Survival Evolved
The server is...
We're looking to build a home server to be used for, steam web cache, file server (local and internet) and ripping and hosting Blu-ray's.
The hardware we're thinking about at the moment is: CPU: athlon 3000g Ram: 2*4gb ddr4 Storage: 10*600gb 15k sas + 120gb ssd Motherboard: Asus b450m micro ATX...
Hi and sorry in advance for my bad english.
I have a lot of questions because I have no experience in virtual systems ( I only used VirtualBox several times on Windows) and unix just for fun/rooting smartphones, etc.
I am in the middle of setup of my home server because I no longer have time to...
This project started out as a budget project to reuse old equipment that I had stashed around the house.
This was the spec I started with:
AMD Phenom II X4 955
Corsair Dominator 4GB 1600
128GB Samsung OEM SSD
Nvidia Quadro FX3500
LSI MegaRaid SAS 8888ELP
Belkin USB 3.0...
Found this deal on eBay, was hoping someone can give some advice on it, mainly, is hardware like this still worth it etc.
Dell Poweredge R710
2x Intel Xeon X5690 6C 12T 3.47GHz
16GB DDR3 RAM
6x 3.5" SATA/SAS bays
Included with 5x300GB 10k SAS drives
2x870W Gold rated PSU
I want to build a small server and need some opinions.
Purpose of the build: Small All-In-One Home Server (OpenHab, Couple of small VMs, a bit of storage, maybe firewall / VPN appliance)
So overall, not tooooo heavy stuff.
- decent energy on idle
- long life @ 24/7...
Hi STH community!
I'm struggling deciding what to do about an home server with different purposes.
The real purpose of the system is to serve as a backup server in sync with my other systems (I was thinking of using Nextcloud).
A large hdd would be used as a media/download bucket for torrent...
Been following STH a long time, the time has come for registration and first post!
Build’s Name: S.M.A.S.H. (Small Multipurpose AMD Server Hardware) :)
Operating System/ Storage Platform: CentOS, FreeNAS as a VM
CPU: AMD Ryzen 1400
Motherboard: Asus Prime B350M-A
Hello STH Forums,
I'm in the market for a home (virtualization) server and in need of advice. If this isn't the right sub forum, please let me know and I'll repost. Using the guidelines I've filled out what I think will meet my needs. My main concern is I'm overbuying or perhaps missing some...
First off, new user, first post, let me know if this is the wrong place to post this.
Can't get any OS to see drives, though BIOS and PERC see them. Can't figure out how to install drivers.
So I got my hands on a used R410 for free through my work. I wanted to learn about servers and...
In this thread, I posted pics of my recently-rebuilt home server. Now that the hardware part is done (maybe?), I'm thinking it's time to revisit the OS/software side. So I'm soliciting feedback.
I don't think anything is really broken, but mostly non-optimal due to having grown up...