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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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 ...
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Comparison Between Servers

The core process of the company is running on a 4 year old server, and at this point the I.T. Staff got the budget to buy a new server. The core process is a web app with intensive writing/reading ...
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Recommendation Between HDD and SSD for Web Server [closed]

As the new I.T. guy, the managment ask me for buying an new server for the core proccess application. This is a web application, "hand made" for a courrier enterprise. As many standart web app, uses ...
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Low-Power Home Server

I need a home server for running couple of services, since my current hardware is aging. For example: DHCP/DNS-Server Mail-Server File-Server (SMB, AFP, FTP) CalDAV / CardDAV ownCloud, maybe ...
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Ethernet to HDMI output

I have an HP proliant micro server sitting in my home office and I want to stream photos and videos off this device and display it on my TV in another room. The TV also sits next to an ethernet hub ...
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Computer for Home Business

I am looking at purchasing a new computer within the next few months, for use in work applications. I am an IT project manager (read groupie for programmers/DBAs/engineers), and have multiple clients ...
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Server for Parallel Programming [closed]

I have some parallelized codes. The codes on my machine Intel Xeon CPU E3-1270 v3 @ 3.5GHz, reduce from 9 hours when non parallelized to 1.37 hours when parallelized. This is a huge gain from a 4 ...
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upgrade old personal Server hardware

I have a little home-server that is now around 8 years old (I calculated the age wrong at first ...). It always did a great job and never let me down. But now it is time to eather upgrade the hardware,...
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Server case upgrade?

I am building a new server. The existing server has what I consider a very nice case (for my needs). It is 10 years old but in like-new condition. I want some advice on keeping that case and PSU (...
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Dedicated Server for Multiple VMs

I currently utilize a single Amazon Web Services EC2 t2.micro server on Windows Server 2012 R2 for my multiplayer gaming services (providing server listings). Due to many reasons, I need to modify the ...
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Home budget GPU server for scientific calculations [closed]

I'd like to setup a home server with GPU capabilities. I want to run virtual servers on it that would allow my group members to connect to their virtual machines and run scientific calculations. What ...
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Convert USB to WiFi Printer [closed]

I've tried to convert my USB ESC/POS printer to a network printer. I have tried print servers such as the TL-WPS510U, but it only supports PS and PCL. Is there a print server that supports ESC/POS? ...
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PC / server for running big data

For my work I use a lot of data. When trying to work with this data this is generally speaking loaded into the RAM. I want to upgrade my current 64GB RAM desktop as it simply does not cut it anymore. ...
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Remote hard reboot

I am looking for a device that would allow me to remotely hard reboot my computer. The device could use either wired or wireless Internet connection. I just need to be able to remotely ask it to hard ...
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Cheap Wimax Router or High power WiFi system to help impoverished area

I plan on making a headless FTP server with OwnCloud on a RasPi or a low end used CPU. I need this to be accessible over a 2.5km radius. Maybe I have to use a system of multiple routers to achieve ...
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Small and inexpensive drive?

I am looking for a small drive of some sort for a private server hosted using a desktop computer. The server will be used as a private proxy. I only need around 25-50 GB, but everything I find is ...
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Cheap, mobile server

I'm looking for some cheap and mobile computer. The PC will be a server, so it needs to be able to connect to the Internet (preferably by wifi as well as ethernet), and connect to the monitor. Other ...
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Home Server Build around Xeon X3440 CPU

I am starting a home server build. I am on a tight budget and aiming for the most quiet and low power build. I managed to salvage an Intel Xeon X3440 Processor from an old server. It uses an intel ...
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Motherboard for mid-level virtualization server

[Edit] restated question trying to emulate a different format found in this request more closely. I'm looking to have a mid-level virtualization and media server for an extended home environment, and ...
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Single Board Rackmount Linux/BSD Home Server

I am looking for a single board rackmount server/pc that can run a lightweight Linux or BSD operating system like pfSense. The requirements are: Cheap. (preferably under $400 AUD, inc. tax and ...
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I have DDR2 ECC RAM but want to find a compatible server

I have the following type of spare 64GB RAM DDR2 ECC 4GB 2Rx4 PC2-5300P RAM PC2-5300P-555-13-ZZ This came with IBM System X3850 M2 which had issues so didn't work as expected What I am looking ...
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Server hardware recommendation/validation for hyper-v

Our small company needs server capable of running several virtualized machines using both linux and windows guest systems. The chosen host OS is Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 (to be upgraded to Hyper-V ...
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Minimal Atom board as a dedicated server, without multimedia interfaces

I want to build a small network and security appliance (server) based on a fast Intel Atom CPU. What I need is an Atom CPU (or similar), minimal RAM (1GB is more than enough), a USB drive or SATA Disk ...
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Performance impact Intel Atom Server on Windows Server 2012 Essentials [closed]

I am looking at a inexpensive and low power home server to run Windows Server 2012 Essentials R2. I see there are some server versions of the Atom processor that have 2 to 8 cores and clock speeds in ...
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How to determine minimum application requirements for Microsoft SQL Server? [closed]

I do tech support for a web application. Recently, a dealer/client wanted for us to specify minimum requirements for Microsoft SQL server. I found several articles on MSDN that had barebone ...
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Recommendation for hardware to function as intercepting proxy

I am looking to get some hardware that I can setup as an intercepting proxy, to analyze network traffic. The traffic would flow between a single PC and the internet and the total amount of traffic ...
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Computer case access control?

Is it possible to know when someone open a computer case (hp server 1u), let's say in data center? Inside server is usb port which can be used as some kind of switch. That usb device would write to ...
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Case to support EEB motherboard and dual ATX power-supplies

I am looking for a case to support my server build that will consist of an ASUS Z10PE-D8 motherboard and would like to incorporate two ATX/EPS PSU's along the lines of Corsair RM850i. It needs at ...
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Freenas VS commercial NAS: what hardware would you reccomand? [closed]

I need to build a Raid 5 NAS system mainly for storage. I am considering to use FreeNas server: what hardware would you recommend for a system with 5 HDD (total 3.5TB)? I also have a pc sitting in ...
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Fast Drives for MySQL Database Server [closed]

I'm putting together a new server for my current database which has 500GB of data and over 13million rows in 90 tables. My read speed is very slow at the moment using SATA drives. I prefer to use a ...
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What should I use to run a VPN server?

I live in a location which many websites don't recognise, and when multiplayer gaming I find that I am constantly matched with players from the United States instead of with players nearer to me (...
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System upgrade for a small home-server?

I currently have a small home-server, that runs a domain network & is the center of all file storage in our household. The drawback is that we need as much storage as possible, but the server's ...
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How many players would this VPS be able to take?

I started renting a VPS ("Platinum X8" VPS from Server4You), it has the following specifications: CPU: 16 Cores (Intel Xeon E5550); RAM: 18GB (30GB Burst); HDD: 800GB; Bandwidth: 100Mbits/s (though I ...
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How many TF2 servers would this VPS be able to run?

I've been renting from a certain company for a while now, and I'm currently thinking of switching to NFOServers because I would get a cheaper deal since I plan to expand the servers further. However ...
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What's a good budget CPU for use in a home server?

I'm looking to build a cheap but expandable server I can set up in my basement and use to store backups, stream media (Plex), and perform other miscellaneous services on my network. While I haven't ...
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Server for running multiple virtual machines?

I run multiple machines to perform various tasks related to both work and personal hobbies. These machines run a combination of Linux and Windows and a variety of services ranging from Microsoft SQL ...
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Home Computer Remote Control (IPMI)

I'd like to have a system at home to control my computer so I can boot it to different operating systems remotely and power-cycle it. Rack-mount servers have had this capability for years (IPMI). A ...
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Energy efficient, low-heat closet-server?

I'm currently using a Ye Olde HP Compaq nc6220 running Ubuntu Server 15.04 as a server to run odd jobs in my closet. It's doing fine, but the room can get a little toasty (which is fine) and I'm ...
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Dedicated server that can run multiple Team Fortress 2 servers?

I rent several virtual private servers to run Team Fortress 2 servers. These servers all run SourceMod (an administration and plugin framework). Individual servers then run various SourceMod plugins ...
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Server Hardware Recommendation for ERP Application

I am building an ERP solution using Microsoft .net and SQL server 2012. I would expect about 20-30 users and my client would like to buy his own server rather than go with a cloud based server. ...

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