Understanding Server for Dummies

Understanding Server for Dummies

This is an update to the excellent blog post written by Chris Love on Tableau Server permissions. Some concepts in the Tableau Server permissions model have changed in version 9 and version 9.2, so let’s revisit Chris’s post to understand how permissions work now…. Tableau has a robust security model which can seem complex to understand, so let’s take a look at permissions in detail and some of the common problems people have. What first confuses people looking at Tableau administration …

Cost of Setting UP a Server

Cost of Setting UP a Server

I realize this is an older question and the OP might have found his server by now, but just so that it helps others, here is my answer: Unless you’re a corporate with multiple internet connections and a ton of UPS, generators and 24x7 power supply available, you do not want to be setting up your own server. The costs of running your own little DC is astronomical. This is why the concept of ‘co-location’ has existed for over a decade now. In a co-location setup, you get to put …

IDC Server Market Share

IDC Server Market Share

This IDC study discusses the introduction of new systems that contributed to growth in AL4 market. The prevailing trend that we described in last year s document had been one of gradual or wholesale conversion to x86 for several AL4 vendors except IBM (for IBM s z Systems). But now that IBM s Enterprise Power servers and Oracle s SuperCluster have been included, the RISC processor has made a powerful entry into the market. Not only that, Unix has reemerged in the AL4 market as …

Small Dell Server

Small Dell Server

ServerMonkey stocks and delivers only the most reliable, customizable and cost-efficient refurbished and used Dell servers to support your IT and technical infrastructure needs. Whether your business needs a single entry-level tower server or a top-of-the-line PowerEdge (PE) server, ServerMonkey can help you find the best refurbished and used servers Dell has to offer. Choose from one of our preconfigured Dell servers, or customize your own with the help of our team of experts …

Server Specs

Server Specs

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Best Server for VMware

Best Server for VMware

In summer of 2014, Microsoft acquired a company called InMage Systems that specialized in building enterprise-class Disaster Recovery (DR) products supporting a wide range of platforms and operating systems. Soon after the acquisition, InMage’s flagship product for site-to-site and site-to-hoster DR became part of Microsoft Azure Site Recovery (ASR). We followed this up with the preview of Microsoft Migration Accelerator – a service based on InMage technology that enables our …

Desktop Server

Desktop Server

Whether you’re a WordPress developer, designer, or website owner, chances are you have accumulated your own stash of tools, plugins, and processes that make your life easier. DesktopServer is a single integrated tool that is proven to save you time testing, developing, managing, and creating fully functional website servers on your own computer . DesktopServer allows you to quickly and easily generate optimized WordPress projects that run locally. Prior to DesktopServer you would …

Need Server

Need Server

If you’ve been following the news (oh look, Yahoo was hacked again), then you know that everyone’s a target for hacking. I’ve explained before that even companies in the “we don’t have anything anyone would want to hack” do, in fact, have something someone would want to hack – often information that can stepping-stone the attacker to what they really want. I also know a lot of you out there rely on “jump servers.” You are asking for a cyber punch in the throat. For those who don’t …

VMware Server Specs

VMware Server Specs

VMware Virtual SAN (VSAN) is a new hypervisor-converged storage technology that s getting a lot of attention. And for good reason. It has the potential to offer incredible I/O performance at much lower price points (compared to SAN) by leveraging cheap local storage. But like any new technology, you have to fully understand what VMware VSAN is and how it s going to be applied before you start making cost assumptions and configuration recommendations. That s why I got into a bit …

Types of Server Software

Types of Server Software

When you type in a URL, lots of code is at work to bring a page to your screen. What connects your site’s database to the browser, creating a smooth, user-friendly experience? That’s the software built by server-side scripts, languages that build your site behind the scenes. The goal of this software? To provide a seamless experience for the user that’s as close to a desktop application as possible. There are many server-side languages working toward that end goal. The language …

Which Server is Best?

Which Server is Best?

“Hello. Nice to meet you, (insert random name of new server). So, I guess I am training you tonight.” Does that sound at all familiar? The process of restaurant server training has descended to become a rudimentary task for your managers and veteran employees, but when it isn t done right, things can get very ugly in your restaurant. So, are you ready to take on the job of onboarding employees to make sure they stay at your restaurant and consistently exceed guest expectations? …

Best Server for ESXi

Best Server for ESXi

Many people have asked me what hardware setup that I have in my current lab. Note that this is not what I would consider a cheap, nor a standard lab. This was built with a number of specific things in mind, including not only having an environment to train in, but also one for programming, practicing technologies like Highly Available MySQL, clustering, and so forth. It is also a production environment where VMs for the house use live, and other items. In choosing the hardware …

Choosing a Server

Choosing a Server

The global IT industry has undergone a massive boom over the last few years. Such a revolutionary changeover has led to a very promising future for dedicated web hosting. Irrespective of whether you own a huge, established business or just a start-up, you need to offer a safe environment in the best way possible in order to cater to your target audience. The main objective of any business should be to offer the best services and the best way to achieve this is to opt for a dedicated …

Best Servers for Virtualization

Best Servers for Virtualization

If there s one technology that can greatly improve computing environments of any size, it s virtualization. By using a single physical server to run many virtual servers, you can decrease operational costs and get far more bang for your buck. Whether your company is a 2-server or 2-server shop, you can benefit from server virtualization in a variety of ways. The best part? You can do it cheaply and easily. The reasons to virtualize even a small infrastructure come down to ease …