virtualisation

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    (Server) HW for virtualization (w/ EPYC2?)

    Hi guys, I am not experienced in server HW so I am asking for your help. Sorry not so smart asumptions/ideas, feel free to correct me. Requirements for HW (workstation/server): - base OS Linux - will run as host for virtualization of numerous VMs: - 4 Linux VMs all the time - 5-10 Win VMs...
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    Working home lab build

    Hi everyone, I am new posting here! I would like to build a home lab to run K8s and other working environments by spinning several VMs. I am looking to build around 2 x INTEL XEON E5-2670 CPU PROCESSOR 8 CORE 2.60GHZ 20MB L3 CACHE 115W SR0KX. Cooling the above with 2x Supermicro SMH...
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    HP ThinClient T620 GX-415GA 4-core (standard/slim, not Plus) -- $25/$35

    Ebay, same seller. 99.9% positive feedback. Both 'variants' come with 8GB RAM & power supply. No OS. No wireless listed. Seller refurbished. With 64GB SSD - $35 shipped (US) HP Thin Client T620 | AMD GX-415GA 1.5GHz | 64GB SSD | 8GB RAM | NO OS | eBay More than 10 available at time of posting...
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    Proxmox passthrough to Freenas

    Hi I was wondering if any experts could tell me what I was doing wrong? Note: I am aware that passthrough is an experimental feature in Proxmox VE and that some purist will not like the FREENAS running in a VM. But trying to make a all in one test system ala Patrick. Following this I managed...
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    Intel Xeon D or Atom C3000 for monero+bitcoin fullnode?

    Hello all, I would like to build a home server, that will function as NAS + will run Bitcoin, Monero and possibly other cyrptocurrencies in Virtual Machines. I want to run full nodes - these are NOT minig, but they still verify the blockchaian and transactions signatures etc. I am considering 2...
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    Multiple IP's / virtual machines / performance

    Hi Guys, I have proliant 380p's and want to setup each server to do the following tasks. Run a computationally intensive app that will utilise 95% of the CPU's resources (machine learning / AI), the rest of the CPU power will be used for the following: Run 16 virtual machines that will need...
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    After some advice on first FreeNAS build to replace current setup

    Hi All, I currently have a DIY, do-it-all, server built at home that acts as a domain controller, Hyper-V host and storage server (an absolute mess of roles, hence the need to sort out proper replacements now I have some money burning a hole in my pocket). This machine is housed in a 24 bay...
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    Recommended Virtualization Solution?

    Hi! We just got two new DELL servers in the office with the following specs: - 2TB Disk Space (using RAID 5) - 192GB RAM - 2x 8 code Intel CPUs each (32 cores each) And we're now discussing which virtualisation solution would be the best to host multiple different environments (a kubernetes...