Inside of a Server

Inside of a Server

A server is nothing more than a typical computer built to perform better under specific conditions (utilization, environment, performance, reliability, etc) than a typical computer. Typically they have specialized hardware to help accomplish this. A server rack is a container; it has rails on the four vertical corners to which equipment can be attached. They have common mounting patterns, vertically delineated as Rack Units (1U each). A rackmount server can be installed in one …

How to Choose a Server?

How to Choose a Server?

The server has transformed how small businesses operate, and with falling costs and improving efficiency, there has never been a better time to start using a server in your business – but which one should you choose? With a number of server varieties to choose from, it can be a daunting task understanding your options and then making the right choice. Should you have an onsite server? Will a cloud-based server offer the best service for your business? And how can virtualisation …

Best Virtual Machine Server

Best Virtual Machine Server

Back in the late nineties, I had two desks with three CRTs, two permanent desktop computers, and a laptop. My desk at the office didn’t look much different. At the time, you needed to have several computers around if you needed to run different operating systems, or even different versions of the same operating system. Then VMware showed up, and I was hooked on the concept of virtualization immediately. It was the best thing since sliced bread. I no longer needed to keep several …

How to Operate Server?

How to Operate Server?

We designed Windows Server 2016 from an “assume breach” posture. Yes, we want to build the most secure servers, and we have taken some giant steps forward when it comes to breach resistance, but we have also built in some new capabilities to mitigate the risk of breaches when they do happen. Two new Microsoft Virtual Academy courses will teach you how to use new capabilities in Windows Server 2016 to protect virtual machines, and to mitigate the risk of breaches when they do happen: …

Personal Linux Server

Personal Linux Server

Joker Eco-system is an open hardware and open software project, available at fair price! First of all it’s a personal mobile Linux server with Intel x86 64-bit CPU and battery. Additional modules available – IoT, SDR, Storage, Network, E-Ink Display and many more. Salient features of Joker Eco-System are enlisted below for you: Modularity Joker Eco-System is modular. Main module (aka “Joker”) is the central part of the system. It has CPU, memory, battery, disk and WIFI-connectivity …

Blade Server for Dummies

Blade Server for Dummies

A blade server is a server chassis housing multiple thin, modular electronic circuit boards, known as server blades. Each blade is a server in its own right, often dedicated to a single application. The blades are literally servers on a card, containing processors, memory, integrated network controllers, an optional Fiber Channel host bus adaptor (HBA) and other input/output (IO) ports. You also agree that your personal information may be transferred and processed in the United …

HP Server Chassis

HP Server Chassis

HP blade systems provide intelligent, dense server infrastructure to maximise valuable data center rack space. With refurbished HP blade servers from bargain hardware you can further economise with a dense, high performance rackmount solution ideal for Virtualization, cloud computing and HPC clusters. With the widest selection available in the industry, the HP Proliant series covers have a blade for every requirement. From the BL460c, the world’s bestselling dual-socket Intel …

Server Basics

Server Basics

If you work remotely, or have to handle corporate files on the road, then chances are you ve used a specific type of proxy and may not even be aware of it. In fact, proxies are used by workers all over the world in the form of a VPN. A virtual private network is one specific type of proxy which provides you with the ability to work remotely and securely. But what is a proxy exactly, how does it work, and what are some of the advantages it can give not only a remote worker, but …

Best Server Machine

Best Server Machine

The following is a quick check list for optimal performance of SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines: Area Optimizations DS3 or higher for SQL Enterprise edition. Use Premium Storage. Standard storage is only recommended for dev/test. Use a minimum of 2 P30 disks (1 for log files; 1 for data files and TempDB). Avoid using operating system or temporary disks for database storage or logging. Enable read caching on the disk(s) hosting the data files and TempDB. Do not enable caching …

Linux Server System

Linux Server System

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for z Systems und LinuxONE ist ein kommerzielles Linux-Betriebssystem, das speziell für den Mainframe konzipiert wurde. Das bedeutet, dass verschiedene z/VM-Betriebssystem- sowie z Systems- und LinuxOne-Hardwarefunktionen von SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) verwendet werden, um sicherzustellen, dass die gemeinsame Nutzung von Ressourcen, Disaster Recovery und andere Funktionen für SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for z Systems und LinuxONE zur Verfügung …

How to Choose the Right Server?

How to Choose the Right Server?

What server performance monitoring features should I focus on when selecting a product? When evaluating server performance monitoring products, the ultimate goal is to select one that meets your business needs and budget. Many tools share some common features, such as CPU or process monitoring. Others may emphasize particular parts of the data center or management, such as network activities or capacity planning. Monitoring products run the gamut of sophistication and price …

Why Use a Server?

Why Use a Server?

Does your business have more than 5 employees? If your answer is “Yes, ” then your business should be using a server network. Continue reading to better understand the benefits of server technology. Does your business have more than 5 employees? . While implementing a network is not a trivial or inexpensive undertaking, the benefits you gain by adding a server to your computing environment far outweigh any shortcomings. Continue reading to better understand the benefits of server …

Best Processor for Server

Best Processor for Server

It is 2016 and some people still think SQL Server cannot be run on a virtual machine. SQL Server can successfully run in a VM but SQL is resource-intensive by nature and so if you are going to virtualize SQL then you simply must adhere to best practices. Not following best practices can be the difference between poor vs exceptional virtual SQL Server performance. Please see my previous blog post on general SQL server best practices as these apply in a virtualized environment also …

File Server Specification

File Server Specification

Worldwide English, French, Italian, German, Swedish, Japanese, Dutch, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Korean, and Brazilian Portuguese Supported web browsers FileMaker WebDirect is accessible from a web browser. Supported web browsers include: Desktop browsers Mobile browsers Safari 9.x Mobile Safari 9.x on iOS 9.x Chrome 48 minimum Chrome 48 minimum on Android 5.x and 6.x Internet Explorer 11.x Microsoft Edge 25 Mobile hardware requirements* Supported devices iOS Models: iPad Air …