Tag: low power
ZFS on Linux machine
Here is my ZFS on Linux story, and some of you might have seen these pictures when I started this project last year: I recycled an old Athlon system from work and placed an 35 Watt AMD A2 processor with 8GB 1600 ram on an Asus mobo in it. I name my home systems after…
Atom 8 Core — your next server?
I did not realize there were 8-core Atom server chips were a THING yet. They..are. Example: http://www.supermicro.com/products/system/1U/5018/SYS-5018A-MHN4.cfm and check this short-case 1U out: http://www.supermicro.com/products/system/1U/5018/SYS-5018A-FTN4.cfm It has QUAD Gig-E ports. Enough for you? 20W processor? That’s better than you can find with an AMD A-series.