Windows Server Small Business

Windows Server Small Business

I examine if there are any features in Windows Server 2016 that might be worth SMEs upgrading for. In September 2015, I wrote in What Does Windows Server 2016 Mean for Small Businesses? on the Petri IT Knowledgebase that if your small or medium business is already running Windows Server 2012 R2, that Windows Server 2016 would be unlikely to be an enticing upgrade, with some exceptions — for instance, businesses requiring virtualization with failover capability. But now that Microsoft …

Small Business Computer Servers

Small Business Computer Servers

When you re running a small business, juggling priorities is second nature. On one hand, optimizing every resource is critical to your profit margin. On the other hand, you need to protect your valuable business data. And you can always benefit from more efficient ways to do business. Luckily, there s a single solution that can help with all three. According to a Forbes.com study, small businesses using Windows Small Business Server experienced an average 946 percent ROI. With …

Computer Specifications Guide

Computer Specifications Guide

Once you ve determined the type of desktop system you want-a compact PC, a budget system, a mainstream all-purpose model, or a performance crackerjack-you need to know what components to look for. The processor and graphics card you choose will determine many of your machine s capabilities, as will the system s memory and hard drive. Understanding those components will help you get the performance you need, without paying for things you don t. (Our holiday buying guide includes …

Best Desktop CPU for Virtualization

Best Desktop CPU for Virtualization

In our series of Buyer Guides, here’s the latest update to our recommended CPUs list. All numbers in the text are updated to reflect pricing at the time of writing (3/19). Numbers in graphs reflect MSRP. As we move through to the second quarter of the year, we have had two major updates to the desktop CPU landscape. First, Intel launched its Seventh generation of Core-based CPUs, known under the Kaby Lake name, using a refined version of their 14nm process that allowed for some …

PC for Virtualization

PC for Virtualization

Virtual PC is a program that emulates Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT, as well as IBM OS/2, or Linux on a Macintosh personal computer, assuming it s equipped with a sufficiently fast microprocessor. With Virtual PC installed, a Mac can show the desktop for the emulated operating system on one part of the display or it can take up the entire screen. You can run any program that will run under the other operating systems on regular (Intel microprocessor-based) PCs. Virtual …

Best Virtualization

Best Virtualization

These virtualization certifications are in demand in 2017. Find the most valuable certification for your career path on Tom s IT Pro. In today s competitive IT job market, virtualization is a must-have technology skill set, fueled by the exploding popularity of virtualization and cloud computing. IT pros can get started in this red-hot technology space with these five best virtualization certifications for 2017. In both up and down economic times over the last several years, IT …

Linux Server System Requirements

Linux Server System Requirements

Minimum Linux server system requirements for installation Local Installation: 512 MiB RAM, 512 MiB Swap recommended 2 GiB available disk space (more recommended, 8.5 GiB for all patterns) 16 GiB for snapshot/rollback of the OS Recommendations for specific uses 512 MiB to 4 GiB RAM, at least 256 MiB per CPU 4 GiB hard-disk space, 16 GiB for snapshot/rollback of the OS Network interface (Ethernet, wireless or modem) For Xen virtual host server–at least 512 MiB RAM for each virtual …

CPU Recommendations

CPU Recommendations

If you don’t have the time to research benchmarks, or if you don’t feel confident enough in your ability to pick the right processor for your next gaming machine, fear not. We at Tom’s Hardware have come to your aid with a simple list of the best gaming CPUs offered for the money. About Our Recommendations This list is for gamers who want to get the most for their money. If you don’t play games, then the CPUs on this list may not be suitable for your particular needs. The criteria …

Min Disk

Min Disk

Water movement in soil is spatially variable. The Mini Disk Infiltrometer is a quick way to test unsaturated hydraulic conductivity and infiltration rates. Compact Small, and simple, the Mini Disk Infiltrometer is a true field instrument. It can be tossed into a backpack with a bottle of water. Adjustable suction and a porous stainless steel contact plate assure a reliable soil unsaturated hydraulic conductivity measurement. Quick Setup Just fill the reservoir, set the suction …

Apache Server Requirement

Apache Server Requirement

The machines that will run the Management Server and MySQL database must meet the following requirements. The same machines can also be used to provide primary and secondary storage, such as via localdisk or NFS. The Management Server may be placed on a virtual machine. Operating system: Preferred: CentOS/RHEL 6.3+ or Ubuntu 12.04(.1) 64-bit x86 CPU (more cores results in better performance) 4 GB of memory 250 GB of local disk (more results in better capability; 500 GB recommended) …

HP Server Small Business

HP Server Small Business

When we looked at the original HP Proliant MicroServer back in 2010, We feel much the same way about HP’s new Proliant MicroServer Gen8; it significantly improves upon its predecessor with great engineering touches and useful technology brought down from HP’s enterprise-class servers. Though to be fair, it also leaves us wanting in a couple of areas. Small Business Server Hardware Specs At 9 inches cubed, the MicroServer Gen 8 is not the smallest small server we’ve ever seen (the …

Server for Small Business with Windows

Server for Small Business with Windows

This documentation is archived and is not being maintained. Applies To: Windows SBS 2003, Windows SBS 2008, Windows Server 2012 Essentials, Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials, Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials, Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard Windows Server Essentials (formerly Windows Small Business Server) is a flexible, affordable, and easy-to-use server solution designed and priced for small businesses with up to 25 users and 50 devices. Windows Server …