Tag: Highpoint

HP ProLiant N54L G7 MicroServer & Sans Digital TR4M+BNC at HSS Meet-up 2013

HP ProLiant N54L G7 MicroServer & Sans Digital TR4M+BNC at HSS Meet-up 2013

  By: JohnStutsman   One of the machines that I demonstrated at the Home Server Show Meet-up 2013 was an HP ProLiant N54L MicroServer running Windows Home Server 2011 (“WHS-2011”) with a Sans Digital TR4M+BNC.   Parts List (as demonstrated at Meet-up 2013): HP ProLiant N54L G7 MicroServer 8GB RAM: ECC 8GB KVR1333D3E9SK2/8G BIOS-Mod Port […]

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BYOB Episode 130

BYOB Episode 130

We have a bunch of topics to cover tonight.  We  talk about some RAID 0, Essentials upgrade, update on the Nexus 7, Untangle, and memory timings as well as spend a few minutes discussing our thoughts on the retirement of Steve Ballmer.  Home you enjoy the show and as always we look forward to your […]

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Performance of a HighPoint RocketRAID 2720 RAID10 in a Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H with Four Seagate ST3000DM001’s

Performance of a HighPoint RocketRAID 2720 RAID10 in a Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H with Four Seagate ST3000DM001’s

By: John Stutsman Figure 1 — Lian-Li PC-A70F with GA-Z77X-UD5H and RocketRAID 2720 installed that was used in this test   Recently I upgrade my Testing Server that had been introduced in A Server Build With A GA-Z77X-UD5H In A Lian-Li PC-K9WX (see the references below for subsequent mods) to a Lian-Li PC-A70F case. The […]

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Performance Tests using a Rocket RAID 2720 in a HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer

Performance Tests using a Rocket RAID 2720 in a HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer

By: John Stutsman   The purpose of this paper is to measure a performance baseline of up to 4 similar Hard Disk Drives in a number of RAID configurations using a Rocket RAID 2720 in an HP ProLiant MicroServer. I first looked at a Rocket RAID 2720 (“RR2720”) in a MicroServer in HP ProLiant N54L […]

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BYOB Episode 121

BYOB Episode 121

Kevin Schoonover joins the BYOB crew this week for an all rants n raves episode. Some new cloud storage services. PlayOn   Cloud Storage – Two New Players Copy.com Bitcasa PlayOn Media Streaming – Re-Revisted PlayOn DLNA Service Router Woes I got the firewall blues. The ZyXell might be traded down for a more consumer […]

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HP ProLiant N54L G7 MicroServer — First Look

HP ProLiant N54L G7 MicroServer -- First Look

The HP ProLiant N54L G7 MicroServer looks exactly like its predecessor HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer. I chose to wait on flashing the BIOS-MOD — electing instead to do some testing with the stock HP BIOS which, by-the-way, is the same as the stock BIOS ( #O41 July 29, 2011 – see Figure 10) that came […]

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BYOB Episode 105

BYOB Episode 105

We’re Back! A meat n potatoes show. Home Automation, USB over IP, poke your surface? Crashplan, Cromebook, Windows 8 All In Ones. Prepare yourself for The BYOB Podcast Episode 105. ISY944 – Home Automation At its Best Mike reviews his new Home Automation appliance USB over IP – An Update We Revisit Mike’s USB over […]

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BYOB Episode 104

BYOB Episode 104

A new build! An array rebuild, Eye-fi and iPad Mini….Untangle Ramblings of the indecisive on routers firewalls and web filtering all on BYOB Episode 104. Eye-Fi – Photo sync for that camera that isn’t a phone Mike discusses his Eye-fi eye-fi Recent drive failure and Seagate customer service Drives fail, recovery shouldn’t Mike’s recent oh […]

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Server 2012 Storage Spaces-Testing the RTM Version

Server 2012 Storage Spaces-Testing the RTM Version

Intro and Test Setup Following in the tradition of testing each release, here is a summary of the testing I did on the RTM version of Server 2012 Storage Spaces.  Since this has the final code, the hope was that it was tuned and tweaked to provide the maximum performance and stability. Issues Right off […]

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Storage Spaces-Server Essentials RC

Storage Spaces-Server Essentials RC

In following tradition, below are the updated benchmarks of the Release Candidate of Server Essentials.  As you can see from the benchmarks below, things have not improved in terms of performance.  If fact, some tests were a bit slower.  I am using the same hardware in the same configuration as before for the testing.   I […]

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