server build

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    The datacenter killer

    Hi, I am embarking on a project to create a scale-able data center server solution. More information in the link. If I see any interest I will post more information. This project will test...
  2. Kei-0070

    Home storage server

    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: Gigabyte MA-790FXT-UD5P AMD Phenom II X4 955 Corsair Dominator 4GB 1600 128GB Samsung OEM SSD Nvidia Quadro FX3500 LSI MegaRaid SAS 8888ELP Belkin USB 3.0...
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    FS: Server parts and chassis from teardown - make an offer

    All items pulled from working systems and in good condition. Local pickup in Los Angeles, or shipping can be arranged for additional charges. Accepting offers on all items. $500 takes the whole lot. Pictures of all the items are here: Imgur: The magic of the Internet All items come from...
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    Anybody know of a thread that talks about Web Hosting Servers?

    I'm new here. Pardon me if this isn't the correct section. So I am looking to get into Web Hosting. Not as a source of stable income but just as a hobby. Does anyone know of an already established thread that talks about Web Hosting Hardware and Software requirements? Or if you know, can you...
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    Watercooling NAS ?

    Hello people, As I read in some forums, some consider a so called "Bitumenbox" (Sorry, I came from Germany so I don't know if this term is also known in English. And 'cause I want to use HDDs for my DIY-NAS I consider to buy or built such boxes but I ave a few questions about this (thought...
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    Noise and heat Reduction

    Hey, Like I mentioned in another Threat I want my NAS to be as quiet as possible (and of course cool as well). I already have a be quiet! Dark Power Pro 11 550W PSU and now I need some advices for cooling fans and case - both have to be cool and quiet. Any ideas ?
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    Motherboard will only boot after a CMOS reset?

    I've visited this site a bit recently, but I haven't made an account and posted until now. In the last few weeks, I have gotten the parts for and breadboarded a custom Workstation PC. The PCPartPicker list is at Extreme Workstation Build - evanzolman's Saved Part List - Xeon E5-269... -...
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    "Mobile" server

    i have some crazy idea, i would build my new home server proxmox infrastructure with 1 (or 2 node) powerful laptop (es. DELL e6420 i5/i7 and 8 or more gb of ram) and a dedicated raid nas. pro: - ssd disk - battery as a perfect backup ups - vm machine can work in local or via nfs share (raid...
  9. Hjalti Atlason

    MS Server build for 25 users

    Can you think of a good server (not too expensive) that would serve these tasks: Domain controller, Malwarebytes endpoint security (still evaluating whether to use MS Server Essentials or MS Server Standard license). Being able to have some central management of network of computers at a...