Server Hardware Configuration Examples

Server Hardware Configuration Examples

You can move or clone your deployment of Team Foundation Server (TFS) software. You move TFS from one machine to another by restoring it to new hardware (called a restoration-based move). For example, you might want to move TFS to a server with greater capacity or improved processing speed. When you move to a new server you do not lose any of your project history. To clone your TFS deployment, you perform the same steps as a move plus a few additional ones. You perform a move …

Hardware Component of a Server

Hardware Component of a Server

When preparing for the the IOUG Collaborate 12’s deep dive on deploying Oracle Databases for High Availability, I wanted to provide some feedback on which hardware components are failing most and least frequently. I believe I have a reasonably good idea of the answer, but I thought that providing some more objective data would be better. I couldn’t find results from a more scientific research, so I decided to organize a poll. This blog post shows the results, which I promised …

Server Rack Hardware

Server Rack Hardware

Rackmount Shelves, Security & LCD Monitor/Keyboards Rackmount Shelves A large variety of rackmount 2- and 4-post shelves and drawers. Choose from sliding or fixed, solid or vented. LCD Monitor/Keyboards A wide range of rack monitor and rackmount keyboard products. Select from touchpad or trackball control. Available with or without KVM. Rackmount Angle, Reducer, and Standoff Brackets Angle Brackets 0u & 1u Angle Brackets to support your equipment without third …

Hardware Web

Hardware Web

Suppose you’re developing a sophisticated web game or application, and you’re wondering — will it actually be able to run? What hardware should I be targeting to get the widest possible audience? Existing hardware reports (such as those from Valve and Unity) are excellent, but represent a different group of hardware users than the majority of people who use the web. On this site you’ll find a variety of data points showing what hardware and OSes Firefox web users are using on …

WOW Server Hardware

WOW Server Hardware

EDIT: This was . The item that was aucioned was an authentic decomissioned server blade for the World of Warcraft realm that I play on, Sunstrider (EU). On launch, each WoW realm was powered by 4 of these blades, and I got my hands on one of them when they auctioned them off after doing upgrades across the board for all realms. I got PM-ed me recently on Reddit, asking which exact model and type of server blade I have. So I thought I d document that here, in an epic instance of …

Home Web Server Hardware

Home Web Server Hardware

As a critical part of 80% of American businesses (and at least 50% of households) the web hosting world has become somewhat standardized. Gone are the days when it was impossible to compare one host against another, or even hosting packages within the same company. When you select a web host, whether for your vital corporate applications or your personal website, much of the hardware and software will be the same. The real difference between hosting packages is a question of scale …

Google Server Hardware

Google Server Hardware

How Does Google Decide Where to Build Its Data Centers? Google chooses the locations of its data centers based on a combination of factors that include customer location, available workforce, proximity to transmission infrastructure, tax rebates, utility rates and other related factors. Its recent focus on expanding its cloud infrastructure has added more considerations, such as enterprise cloud customer demand for certain locations and proximity to high-density population centers …

Hardware for Server

Hardware for Server

Powering computer networks of all sizes A dedicated server can improve overall network performance, no matter how big or small your office’s computer network is. Servers may take on many forms, but all of them are specifically designed to deliver topnotch performance, especially in business environments where reliability is critical. Durable components Server hardware components, such as computer fans, CPUs, and hard drives, are built to be highly durable, since servers are expected …

VMware Server Hardware

VMware Server Hardware

Today we are announcing the open sourcing of an important pillar in the software defined data center (SDDC) story – Open Hardware Management Services (OHMS) available at . Intended to manage both server and switch hardware in the context of SDDC, the software is the result of over 18 months of effort within VMware. Based on an extensible architecture which includes both in-band and out-of-band management, the software provides server and switch management functionality. Servers …

Best Home Server Hardware

Best Home Server Hardware

Dear Lifehacker, I like the idea of having a networked backup, streaming, and torrenting home server, but I m not sure what hardware I should use to build it. Any suggestions? Dear Simple, A home file server can be extremely useful for backing up your computer, streaming media, and a lot of other things. If you have an old computer lying around, that ll work fine—but if you don t have one (or you want to build something more low-powered), you have a few choices. We won t lay out …

Windows Server Hardware

Windows Server Hardware

Over the past several weeks, the Windows Server team has received a number of inquiries regarding certification and support for certain hardware platforms and questioning as to any change in policy we may have in this regard. We want to ensure there is no misunderstanding of our policies or plans for Windows Server as it relates to hardware support. The simple answer is, there is no change to our current policy. The Windows Server platform is supported on certified or logo’d hardware …

Oracle Server Hardware

Oracle Server Hardware

The following Management Information Base (MIB) files are also included as part of Management Agents: This MIB describes the state of sensors and alarms on your servers and provides the following information: This MIB describes a set of traps for hardware events that can be generated by an Oracle server and provides the following information: Oracle Server CLI Tools provides cross platform command line tools that enable powerful and flexible hardware configuration and update capabilities …

Plex Media Server Hardware Recommendations

Plex Media Server Hardware Recommendations

I am currently running Plex on a Dell PowerEdge 2950 under CentOS 7. The PE has 2 quad core Xeon procs and 32gb of RAM. I am planning on changing my network around to a Windows domain (I am studying for the A+ and Network+ exams). My question is, what is better for Plex, performance wise? GPU or CPU? The reason I have this question is I have a spare PC that I am trying to decide what to do with in the new network. The options are a stand alone domain controller, leaving Plex on …

Plex Media Server Hardware

Plex Media Server Hardware

So you have a large collection of movies and other content backed up for posterity. For many people, that’s as good as locking it away in a safe. The thing is, what’s the point of “locking it away” if you’re not gonna access it? Enter Plex! Simply put, Plex is one of the easiest ways to access and enjoy your content on NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV. Introducing Plex Media Server on the NVIDIA SHIELD Pro! Today, we’re excited to tell you about the all new Plex Media Server and the NVIDIA …