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    [US][US-CA] Gigabyte AMD Epyc server and some other networking stuff.

    Hi all! I am selling my home lab server. GIGABYTE R272-Z30 AMD Epyc 7313p 16 Core CPU 128GB ECC Registered RAM Adaptec 4 port SAS Raid Controller 1TB Crucial SSD NO OS (or I can install Linux if you prefer). $3,500 I also have a Ubiquity UDM Pro for sale, it's less than a year old...
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    Looking for a CPU + Mobo combo for a home lab

    Hi Guys, I am looking for a mobo + CPU combination for my home lab. Currently, I have 2x monster ESXi servers, each with 256GB RAM and 12+ cores. I'd like to replace that with a small cluster of 3x (or more) ESXi hosts so that if there is a power outage I can shut down all of the non-essential...
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    EU [FS] SAS SATA NVMe SSDs, Servers, FC storages Promise VTRAK , Drobo

    Selling out my lab. Even thougn Apple XSAN died long ago until now I used it successfully with this setup. HPE SAS 12G 15.36TB(aka Samsung PM1643) 6x 1500€ have HPE caddies, firmware HPD8, 512B Huawei SAS 12G 7.68TB 12x 700€ 512B Samsung SATA 6G 845DC PRO 8x 150€ 10TBW 5Y Dell SATA 6G...
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    FS: Lenovo P620 Workstation :: Threadripper Pro :: 32 cores :: like new $5k

    This was acquired for a project that ended up going in a different direction and therefore has been powered off and hardly used. I'm not sure if there's a way to determine the power-on hours usage but my guess it is under 80 hours. This is like new and comes with the original box. The EVGA Titan...
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    Render Server For Premiere Pro and After Effects

    I use Premiere Pro and After Effects for video editing. I built a separate server to handle rendering to not bog down my editing rig. I set it up using media encoder. However, many of my projects utilize dynamic link between premiere and after effects. This gets missed when I have this machine...
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    [WTB][US-OH] A rack server with an SAS HBA or RAID controller and honestly any other random homelab stuff you're looking to sell.

    I'm starting from scratch and seeing what I can build in my basement. Hopefully a full cabinet someday. Both Local transactions and shipping would work. Shoot me a message with what you have and price(s). Doesn't have to be high-end but obviously I'd pay more for that. I've wanted for years to...
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    From spinners to SSD

    Hi Folks. I have a SQL Server database running on a virtualized Windows Server 2012 R2 (VMware ESXi). I have a task from Accountancy to boost the performance of the database. The database has about 70GB and the RAM allocated is about 90GB. The virtual machine is spinning on SAS Disks 10k -...
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    Server Hardware Help

    Hi All, I have been attempting to plan my server build for a few weeks, I know what I want it to do, but I don't know what components to use. My real problems finding the CPU/MOBO, but if you see any other glaring problems I would appreciate your input. I have a budget of around...
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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.
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    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...
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    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...
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    EU NO LONGER FOR SALE - SUPERMICRO X11DPH-i - LGA 3647

    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...
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    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...
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    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?
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...