Questions tagged [server]

For questions about hardware that will be used in running a certain type of server such as a web server or VPS. Use this tag for questions about about which type of server to use.

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Rack mounted server for x5 HDMI display screen

I am trying to spec a rack mountable server to power 5 large screens, each of which will use HDMI to connect to the server. The screens will be used in an IT Operations room and will be displaying ...
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Is TeamFoundation Server 2010 compatible with Windows Server 2016

Good day All, I am trying to configure TFS on a windows server 2016 operating system and with that said, I noticed that there were many errors I receive in this regard. IS TFS 2010, compatible with ...
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HP ProLiant DL380 Gen 9

I've already have HPE Proliant Gen9 server, and at first I slotted 8 * 16 GB RAM, but Now I need to add more Ram, So is it possible to add 64/32 GB Ram beside the 16 GB Ram?
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I need to choose a “server” for linux(ubuntu), nginx, node, express, apollo, graphql etc… reactjs front end

I read nginx easily configures for load balancing as a "reverse proxy" server, so I think I want two servers (running linux ubuntu I read). I think I read two servers with one as "reverse proxy" makes ...
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Webcam which can upload to (or be accessed from) a private remote server without involving any proprietary cloud servers or a computer?

I'm looking for a webcam which is able to upload directly to a user-specified remote server - or which can be directly accessed remotely - without involving any kind of third party server or service ...
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Affordable expansion array for a public mirror server

We have a public server that provides mirror service for a variety of open-source software, like Ubuntu, Debian, CentOS and PyPI, RubyGems, CPAN, etc. Our daily outgoing network goes from 10 TB to 12 ...
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Replace high end laptop with server solution [closed]

Currently I have a quite high end laptop to run diverse software in the realm of (software) engineering and simulation/numerics. I was wondering whether it would make sense to run something like a ...
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Mainboard / CPU / RAM for multiple chrome instances

I need to build a system that runs multiple chrome web browsers simultaneously. I am now trying to determine the optimal CPU/RAM performance ratio. I have already figured out that each instance ...
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How much computing power(Server Resource) i need to run my taxi app?

i have 140 drivers & 200+ not more than 300 bookings from passengers within 24 hours. So, i want to deploy my taxi app on a cloud server. Same uber concept but this one is using taxi. Can someone ...
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Optiplex 760 Backup Server Hard Drive Recommendations?

I have an Optiplex 760 mini tower that I've turned into a server in my basement. I plan on using it for backups of my laptop on a trip to Japan (For study abroad). I have to backup my 1TB traditional ...
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filtered rack mount server closet

I currently have a rack mount 1U Dell Poweredge server as a home server but the fans are quickly failing due to dust. Trying to look for a small filtered server closet but I have yet to come across ...
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Which EC2 Instance Type for ETL Server

We are currently building a DWH on AWS Cloud. We will be extracting millions of rows (approx 90M) from the source that be processed on the ETL Server and finally written to RDS box. Need ...
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Are there quiet fans with high static pressure?

I'm looking for a replacement to the noisy fans for a server 2U chassis. The front of the chassis is filled with the hard disks, which means that there is little space for air flow, which, in turn, ...
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Quiet/fanless computer

I want to buy a computer which is quiet, i.e. I can leave it in my bedroom without noticing it (under normal load; I might rarely do some heavy processing, where I can accept that I would hear the fan,...
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Server specification for a wordpress cloud hosting for a radio website

Anyone please suggest me a cloud server specification for a radio website with visitors 40k - 50k visitors per day for our middle east client. The website has a live streaming, audio-video player, ...
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Do I need a matched pair of Xeons for a dual CPU board if there is only one stepping level listed?

I am considering purchasing 2 Xeon 2667v2 CPUs to use in a dual CPU board. The spec page (click on "Ordering and Compliance" on the left) only lists a single step level: Does that mean that I don't ...
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System requirements for e-mail server processing 100 to 200 GB of e-mail per month

I originally asked this question on AskUbuntu, but I haven't gotten any replies so I figured I'd also ask here. I am looking to set up an e-mail server with Ubuntu Server, although I am open to ...
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Syncthing-capable BSD router for max. 100 EUR/120 USD

This is a simplified model of our network: LAN1 LAN2 +-------------------------------+ +--------------------------+ | ...
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Can I use a 2003 server as a desktop computer? (See desc.)

Recently I found a 'Win SBS Prem 2003 1-2CPU 5-CAL' server. It's fully operational and appears to have adequate hardware (64 GB ram, 2 Intel Xeon CPU's, 1Tb hard drive). It runs Windows Small Business ...
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Small bussines Server

I am looking for a small server or nas for my home plaything It should be able to perform the following tasks. Function as Media server / net drive / TV-streaming / music-streaming Have FTP server ...
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Reading and activate/disable power of specific outlets

We want to offer Colocation in a DataCenter and therefore we need to messure the energy consumption of every single server via API. Also we need to be able to switch the power on/off state for every ...
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Difference between 3.5“ and 2.5” SAS for home office server

I am looking to buy a small server for my home office. I do video editing, and currently using USB3 external disks is slowing me down, so I need a fast file server that I can use to store my live ...
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Media computer / NAS with HDMI

What I am trying to achieve : Stream media to my TV using the least possible amount of devices. What I currently own : A Western Digital MyCloud Ex 2 Ultra NAS, and I am somewhat happy/unhappy ...
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What VPN Device should I get to hide my http traffic

I want to set up a VPN network: client + server because i'm often connected to unsecured wifi network. -When the client is connected, all HTTP / HTTPS traffic must pass through the VPN -The client ...
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Smallest PC that can store 3.5-inch HDDs?

I am looking for a machine to use as a home server for a few TB of files. I don't have a lot of physical room so I am looking for the most compact machine as possible. It is currently not possible to ...
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Mini-ITX case with 10 SATA hot swap bays

Mini-ITX boards with 8 to 12 SATA connectors aren't that exotic. But what about matching cases? Basically, I am looking for something similar to the SuperChassis 721TQ-250B - but with more hot-swap ...
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What motherboard should I get to upgrade my Cisco Ironport s360s motherboard

I'm looking to update my servers motherboard with a newer board. The reason I'm looking to upgrade is because I'd like to be able to install a decent graphics card. I can't at the moment because the ...
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What is a price efficient parallel number crunching server?

I'm looking for a server to run large number of parallel processes for statistical calculations (Ubuntu + Python). Currently we use 2x16 cores and 512Gb RAM (disk is of secondary importance): ...
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Xeon 2011-3 motherboards that support *unbuffered* (non-registered) ECC RAM?

I'm looking at raw memory speed in a setup where RAM bandwidth is important. Right now the servers are using Xeon E5 16xx v3's and v4's with about 96 - 160 GB of ECC RDIMM 2133/2400. A lot of people ...
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PCIe SSD, SATA SSD or Hard disk drives for a 10-workers server?

For a server aimed to centralize the documents of a 10-people team, which kind of media would you advise to have a system that is both responsive and reliable? I want the server not hanging and that ...
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choosing motherboard and 1U server case

I've got my eyes set on the Ryzen 5 1600x cpu. I'd like to install it in 19' rack, using 1U space. What chassis and mother board do you recommend? Will I need to purchase a separate cooler? I wont ...
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Dial-up hardware for server side

This question is probably 20 years too late. I have a requirement where a bunch of analog phone lines will connect using dialup modem to my linux/windows server, in order to communicate. Just like we ...
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Cheap PC with 8GB of RAM

I'm looking to purchase a PC to run my Minecraft server on. It needs 8GB of RAM and a decent processor. I'm not going to do much else with it, so I don't need a large HDD or an SSD. Ideally, the ...
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CPU and GPU for high-end terminal server balanced against low energy consumption, and low heat

UPDATE 1, 2, 3 at the end My first post on Hardware Recommendations. Incidentally, my question also pertains to my first time building a "computer". So heads up, there will be many factual errors ...
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Suggestions for storage pc

I own a small production company and use a lot of hard drives to backup my data. I want to find an affordable solution for file storage. What is the best way to achieve this? It doesn't need to be ...
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TS140 Lenovo ThinkServer i3-4150 CPU upgrade LGA 1150 i3-4150 to e3-1276v3 or e3-1226v3?

I have TS140 server running Ubuntu and several vm's for apps, web, MySQL. Looking to upgrade CPU from stock i3-4150. It is LGA 1150 (H3) socket. I have the newer motherboard. Is e3-1230v3, e3-...
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Can one get hardware quotations by hardware features online?

I'm looking for the simplest motherboard with an i7 processor, one RAM slot for 16gb, 10G RDMA NIC, 1 SATA port, a small NVME and power supply. No need for display ports, USB ports , KVM ports, ...
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2TB NAS HDD Power Supply Recommendations

I'm building a custom NAS as a backup server for multiple laptops in my house. I'm planning on buying four 2TB mechanical SATA hard drives that will be run in RAID 1 (Hard drives: https://www.newegg....
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How can I create a rack with PCs

Here's what I need to do: I want to have multiple desktop/laptop PCs stored in minimal space I should be able to attach a peripheral device to each PC. Should be able to access the PCs easily to ...
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Recommended Computer/ Server for Statistician (budget $10000-15000)

Thanks you for this wonderful community. I have a budget of $10000-15000 for buying a desktop/server which will be running 24*7. I will mainly use it for handling big datasets (20 million ...
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Large external hard drive [closed]

I own a small cloud storage company and I was wondering what type of external hard drive/server I should purchase. I have considered this 80TB one, but is there a better choice?
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vector tiles server

For my new application I'll have to start a vector tile server. I followed this tutorial and started such on my old laptop for tests. I would like to know best hardware recomendations for this type of ...
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Recommended enterprise server for build, CI and CPU intensive tasks

I'm looking for a server capable of performing the following tasks: Can be used as a build-server (we have several developers using Microsoft Team Foundation Services) Continuous integration of ...
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System to format at least 10 laptop SATA drives [closed]

Hi I'm looking for a system/rack or something similar which will be capable of formatting 10 SATA drives. It can be more but no less than 10 drives. I was thinking of some kind of server rack with ...
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6x Dual Slot GPUs on SM 2028GR-TRHT

I am not extremely familiar with hardware. This question might be easy to answer. This server has been advertised to handle 6 GPUs. My question is that can it support 6 Dual Slot/Double Width GPUs (...
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Recommended hardware for ffmpeg/vlc

I need to create a video matrix. 4 video HD streams in (10MB/s each, 1080p), 1 HD stream out. This can be done with ffmpeg and vlc. This will be done on a CLI linux server. In test everything is ...
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Headless Home Server w/ Ubuntu Server - Resilio Sync - RClone

I would like to build a home server that runs Ubuntu Server with Resilio Sync and RClone. I think I can handle the software side but am having a hard time with the hardware side. I don't need wifi as ...
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Super low power WiFi server

I have been searching for a low power way to serve a configuration page over WiFi. I have a concept working on a WR703n router, serving a configuration page for an arduino project. The whole thing, ...
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Which Dedicated Server for FFMPEG?

My website converts video to audio and video to video using FFMPEG (full Centos 64bit install). Mostly i got multiple conversions (10-20) real time. I use cache for already converted audios/videos. I ...
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Server to workstation recommendations and ideas

I have a Dell Poweredge R900 that runs great with only one complaint. I can't add in extra video. I have searched around for how to do this and so far I ran into multiple threads that address ...