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    Starter HomeServer Recommendation

    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.
  2. AveryFreeman

    ESXi: Do you use NFSv4 or iSCSI for your multipath datastores? What's your stack look like?

    Hey, So I'm wanting to set up some MPIO datastores for ESXi. They'd be for several different workloads: General file storage, video recording on VMs, and the VMs themselves. I looked long and hard at several cluster file systems, but let's face it: Ceph is complicated, OCFS2 is obscure and...
  3. E

    Trying to locate ECC Memory for Supermicro X11SSL

    I am hoping someone here can help give me a lead on what memory to purchase for my supermicro X11SSL based NAS. I am trying to find a 64Gb kit and coming up empty. I am scowering the internet (eBay, PCPP) but the only kits I have found are fully buffered, out of stock, or extremely expensive...
  4. gb00s


    Hi All, I'm selling a SUPERMICRO X11DPH-i. This came directly from Supermicro in exchange for my original motherboard which had bent pins and was faulty. The motherboards is a revision 1.10. SALE PRICE: EUR 500.00 including shipping in the EU. Payment PayPal or bank transfer only. Prices on...
  5. B

    PHP on local machine without apache

    <html> <head> <title>test</title> </head> <body> This is html part<br> <?php $text = "echo from php"; echo $text; ?> </body> </html> I used to create simple php and mysql stuff on apache localhost using xampp. Then I bought an website and experiment...
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    Searching Gigabyte server in europe

    Hi, So as you might have seen with the title of this post, i would like to find Gigabyte server for my friend (or for me if it's not too expensive). Unfortunately, i live in europe (in France near Paris) and when i search on ebay for Gigabyte server i don't find many. Do you have any website...
  7. B

    Optimal OS for game dedicated server

    What OS(excluding linux, ubuntu and other unix like OS and excluding windows server OS) should I use for operating a dedicated server for running the server files for my game?
  8. T

    Is it possible to replace the "plugable" PSU in my SC818G case?

    Hi everyone, I got a 5017GR-TF 1U server. I find that the PSU fan is noisy. I would like to know if it is possible to replace the PSU and the power distribution board to a standard 1U PSU. I see there are Post about replacing redundant PSU but I cannot find information related to the SC818...
  9. N

    First server: Dell EMC PowerEdge T40 Xeon Quad-Core with Ubuntu with GUI

    Hello everyone, Background story It is time for me "have" my own server. I have decided that I need a physical server, that I can touch and operate. I need control over it and I need to learn how to use it and so on. I have been running a "faux-server" on my desktop from time to time. I ran...
  10. T

    Advise on server for Business Intelligence training

    Hi all I am currently in the process of starting up at consultancy within the data Engineering / Architecture and Business Intelligence area. One leg of my invisioned business would be training in the use of SQL Server, and excel, for analytics staff in larger companies. I would like to build...
  11. L

    Cooler / Case for X570-D4U-2L2T + 5950X

    So I'm getting the final pieces together for my NAS build. Just got my AsRock Rack X570-D4U-2L2T, already had my 5950X, and now I need a CPU cooler. My priorities go as follows: 1) Reliability, this server is going to host my NAS which will hold very important data. (I'm not sure if this...
  12. S

    MDADM RAID6 - unstable behavior

    Hello, I have a big fat server with 22 * 15.36TB Micron 9300 Pro SSDs connected directly to the motherboard via PCIe lines. I have setup a RAID6 configuration without any write caching, getting an array of about 307,2 TB. On top of the array I have a big fat MySQL instance and what I have...
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    Rack server chassis advice

    I'm looking for a cheap 4U server chassis with space for 16-24 internal 3.5 hdds. I don't need hot swap or anything fancy like that, just space for my current 14 drives, some future proofed expandability, and my graphics card (hence 4u). Does anyone know of any good alternatives? I'ld also like...
  14. K

    EU [FS] ASUS ESC4000A-E10 2U quad gpu server

    pics: the boxes are still sealed, as soon as someone is seriously interested I will unbox them and take detailed pictures before payment price is 2800 2500 EUR (+ vat if are in individual in EU). This is not an individual sale, corporate invoice and warranty apply. 4 are available right now...
  15. gb00s

    EU SOLD - Supermicro CSE113-M w/ Intel Xeon E3-1270v3 / 32GB ECC UDimm / LSI 9217-i8 Controller / Supermicro X16 Riser

    Selling a Supermicro server in a CSE113-M chassis with ... Supermicro X10SLM-F motherboard Intel Xeon E3-1270v3 with 3.5Ghz Active CPU cooler 32GB ECC Udimm RAM (4x8GB Samsung) LSI 9217-i8 SAS2 controller (flashed IT mode) for 8x 2.5" SAS/SATA hard disks (HDD/SSD) with respective cables (data)...
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    Xeon Gold/Platinum QS/ES LGA3647 in a Asus Z11PA-D8

    I have an Asus Z11PA-D8 and I will like to try two QS Xeon processors, does anyone have a similar setup working? For what I was able to find, the only reference is this one
  17. L

    Fractal R2 XL with Server boards

    Hey, this is my first time building a server! I am planning to have server that has 2 x Intel E5 Xeon 2690-v4 on a Supermicro X10DRi motherboard. The issue stumbled to me that I don't think that my motherboard does not fit the case. The case is a Fractal Design XL R2. Does anyone have a...
  18. A

    Good enterprise surveillance software

    I am looking for a good enterprise surveillance software to deploy on a relatively cheap second hand used server from eBay. Current setup is super jank using 2 different brand nvrs with no redundancy and no smart features. I have 32 cameras all sending h264 1080p 30fps video 24/7. I want to keep...
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    Secure Access to Nextcloud

    Hi there, I've set up a small nextcloud instance on my home server. In the meantime, I connect directly via port forwarding and HTTP / HTTPS Port to the web interface of nextcloud. But because forwarding ports in the router could be a possible security risk, I want to avoid this practice. My...
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    Supermicro 2U PSU for ATX MB?

    I am conceptualizing right now a new 2U for my rack rendering workstation. Doing this is part for fun and part for it's intended use and part to keep noise down. I want to buy my own chassis and E-ATX motherboard, RTX GPU but the problem is the power supply. I'm thinking my power needs are...