[svlug] Hardware for a new server
rick at linuxmafia.com
Wed Feb 6 16:54:39 PST 2013
Quoting Dan Mashal (dan.mashal at gmail.com):
> I have extra hardware to spare. I'll talk to you tonight.
Jim Stockford wrote:
> I, like a lot of others on this list, have some old tower and 1U
> machines that I'd be glad to let you have.
I'm worried that I might somehow have been unclear(?!).
As people who've attended CABAL know, I already have piles of old,
hulking 2U and 1U rackmount servers, many of them with relatively modern
To repeat: I'm intending to migrate from a huge noisy, power-sucking
rackmount server to something silent, small, power-thrifty, and highly
reliable with an expected problem-free service life through this decade.
Which means buying new, modern low-power parts.
I invited comments on the draft component selection. So far: crickets.
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