I've been playing around with ESXi for almost a month now. My first hurdle was getting my GPU to successfully passthrough and while a bit bumpy, I managed to get that fully working which was exciting.
Then, when working through setting up my VMs I started to notice that I had pretty mediocre...
Hey all, I'm currently working out a new build for a home workstation that I use to work with my racks and also for pleasure. My current rig is going to be sold and I want to avoid some of the issues I was having with my Samsung Pro NVMe.
What is the fastest storage device...
Hi all -
I'm with The IT Mart, an online store for server/workstation hardware. While we've been around for over 20+ years, the website itself is a new face for us.
As our introduction on STH, we're offering a 15% discount on the below server for forum members (with Patrick's pre-approval)...
Stick with what works, or get a bit more ambitious?
I have x3 Drobo 5N NAS boxes with 3TB WD Red drives in each. It amounts to about 10.8TB each. I use them exclusively for serving up media to several Kodi playback devices (bluray backsups, DVDs, music, photos, etc). Nothing fancy, not...
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These are Promise Vtrak E610f 16-Bay RAID Storage Array with drives
(Products - VTrak Ex10 | SAS/SATA RAID Storage | PROMISE Technology)
All are in very good shape, most are filled with 500gb drives, but a few are 256gb.
I don’t have a full...
I ended up purchasing (10) 2TB Hitachi drives from ebay when they were $30 each. Of the 10 2 had a bunch of bad blocks leaving me 8 that I can use. I'm wanting to build an all in one Napp-it server on ESXi 6. This is going to be for my home environment with 30 VMs max and about...
Looking for local sale located in Northern Virginia/Washingon DC area. $250
DELL POWEREDGE FS12-SC
2 x Quad Core L5420 2.5GHz
2x internal 2.5 drive mounts
dual onboard NICs
1 ipmi/bmc NIC - remote mgmt
has updated BIOS and BMC from gigabyte loaded.
Have been using for...
I have the following items for sale
1X 4U Supermicro 847A-R1400LPB 36 Bay Server X8DTH-IF 2x QC X5560 24GB (925USD or equivalent CAD)
4X HGST HUS724040ALS640 4TB 7200 RPM (135 USD each)
I am located in Montreal so i prefer if someone here pick them up but i can also ship them if needed...
As I have two unused devices, I got the idea to try to make a starting point for a small DIY scalable SAN, so I need your help to find out the best way to achieve that:
CPU: Celeron J1900 @ 1.99GHz
Motherboard: ASRock Q1900DC-ITX including...