Tag: RAID

Installing Windows Server 2012 R2 on My HP ProLiant Gen8 MicroServer

• May 12, 2014 • Comments (0)
Installing Windows Server 2012 R2 on My HP ProLiant Gen8 MicroServer

  By: John Stutsman Figure 1 – Preparing my Gen8 MicroServer for Installation of Server 2012 R2   Recently, I loaded MicroSoft Windows Server 2012 R2 (“Server 2012 R2” or “S2012R2”) onto my HP ProLiant Gen8 MicroServer using the HP Smart Array B120i RAID Controller and P222/512 FBWC RAID Controller to manage my OS and […]

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HP ProLiant Gen8 MicroServer: Lapping the CPU Heat Sink

• January 27, 2014 • Comments (1)
HP ProLiant Gen8 MicroServer: Lapping the CPU Heat Sink

By: John Stutsman     Figure 1 – Lapped CPU Heat Sink set to reflect the Intel Zeon E3-1265LV2 and other parts on the System Board of HP ProLiant Gen8 MicroServer   At the completion of HP ProLiant Gen8 MicroServer: Xeon E3-1265LV2 Upgrade I had completed the upgrade and successfully powered on my Gen8 MicroServer.   Figure […]

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HP ProLiant Gen8 MicroServer: Xeon E3-1265LV2 CPU Upgrade

• January 21, 2014 • Comments (1)
HP ProLiant Gen8 MicroServer: Xeon E3-1265LV2 CPU Upgrade

By: John Stutsman   Figure 1 — My Intel Zeon E3-1265LV2 shortly after it arrived and before it was installed in place of the Celeron G1610T in my HP ProLiant Gen8 MicroServer   When the HP ProLiant Gen8 MicroServers were introduced my attention was caught by the LGA1155 Intel Socket for the Gen8’s CPU offering the […]

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BYOB Episode 138

• January 5, 2014 • Comments (0)
BYOB Episode 138

We got a great show this week.  Mike Martis could not make it this week but I have the pleasure of being joined by Paul Braren (tinkertry.com), and John Zajdler to close up 2013 and kick start 2014.  It a long show this week so get comfortable as we talk about Essentials 2012, iHomeserver, Synology, […]

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BYOB Episode 134

• November 10, 2013 • Comments (1)
BYOB Episode 134

  Yep, it has been a while.  We have been out of commission mainly due to problems in my schedule but we are back this week with a great show.  Mike Martis is off to the races today so I am joined today by Paul Braren (tinkertry.com).  We discuss the completion of my rack project, […]

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BYOB Episode 133

• October 13, 2013 • Comments (0)
BYOB Episode 133

This week we recap all the hardware changes that we are working on, from server OS’s, to racks, to hardware.  We spend some time talking about the Automatic – Driving assistant, and get a detailed update on the Galaxy Note 3 from Michael.  As I am becoming a big fan of Plex Media, we talk […]

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The Pre Meetup Show on HSS 237

• September 18, 2013 • Comments (0)
The Pre Meetup Show on HSS 237

If you are interested in #meetup2013 this is the episode for you. If you are not interested at all you should probably skip this one. I apologize to those expecting a show this week but Meetup is very important to me and this is the Pre Meetup Show. Otherwise, we will be back to regular […]

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2012 Server Essentials R2 on Home Server Show 236

• September 12, 2013 • Comments (2)
2012 Server Essentials R2 on Home Server Show 236

We’re talking Essentials R2 tonight with a large panel of folks.  John Zajdler is back with Christopher Courtney with him.  That’s Drashna in the forums by the way.  We cover Windows 8.1 issues, Essentials R2 issues and come back to the topic of whether or not Essentials is right for the home.  Enjoy and see […]

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BYOB Episode 130

• August 25, 2013 • Comments (0)
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

• August 25, 2013 • Comments (0)
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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