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Testing My Gen8 MicroServer before HSS Meetup 2014

Testing My Gen8 MicroServer before HSS Meetup 2014

By: John Stutsman   Last week in Supplemental Cooling for my Gen8 MicroServer and P222 I illustrated some of the supplemental cooling techniques I would be showing at the Home Server Show Meetup on September 20, 2014 #BestMeetUpEver. On September 10 HSS Forum member Saburr told us (and posted a link to HP’s download page) about […]

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Supplemental Cooling for my Gen8 MicroServer and P222

Supplemental Cooling for my Gen8 MicroServer and P222

By: John Stutsman   In preparation for the Home Server Show Meetup on September 20, 2014 (see “Meetup 2014 Registration and Info”) I wanted to show participants modifications I had made to my HP ProLiant Gen8 MicroServer as well as, “hopefully”, an interesting demonstration of how it all works together. This blog posting is intended […]

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HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer with HDMI Video Card at HSS Meet-up 2013

HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer with HDMI Video Card 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 N40L MicroServer running Windows 8 with an HDMI video card. Parts List (as demonstrated at Meet-up 2013): HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer 16GB RAM: G.Skill 16GB F3-1333C9D-16GAO BIOS-Mod (I set Load Optimal Defaults in […]

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Performance of a Storage Space Pool in Windows Server 2012 Essentials R2 Preview – Part 2

Performance of a Storage Space Pool in Windows Server 2012 Essentials R2 Preview – Part 2

By: John Stutsman Figure 1 — HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer Running Windows Server 2012 Essentials R2 Preview used in this Test   In the previous paper Storage Spaces Performance in Windows Server 2012 Essentials on a HP N40L ProLiant MicroServer I ran performance tests on a number of Virtual Disks in Storage Spaces in Windows […]

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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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A First Time Build with Windows Home Server 2011 and HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer – Part II

A First Time Build with Windows Home Server 2011 and HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer – Part II

By: John Stutsman   This is Part II of the posting A First Time Build with Windows Home Server 2011 and HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer – Part I. In Part I, we saw how to take a Stock MicroServer (Stock Factory BIOS, Stock VB0250EAVER HP HDD, and Stock 2GB RAM) and added Windows Home Server […]

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A First Time Build with Windows Home Server 2011 and HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer – Part I

A First Time Build with Windows Home Server 2011 and HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer – Part I

By: John Stutsman   In the Forum Thread “First Timer MicroServer with WHS Build” I talked about how it was possible to get started with a stock HP ProLiant MicroServer, two large data drives in RAID1 (Mirrored in Disk Manager), and Windows Home Server 2011 (“WHS2011”). In this paper I wanted to take that basic […]

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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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Performance Comparison of a Modified HP EX-487 and the HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer & the HP ProLiant N54L G7 MicroServer

Performance Comparison of a Modified HP EX-487 and the HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer & the HP ProLiant N54L G7 MicroServer

By: John Stutsman After working with Intel’s NAS Performance Toolkit in testing the performance of the HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer (“N40L”) and the HP ProLiant N54L MicroServer (“N54L”) I became curious to see how my HP Media Smart Server EX-487, which had been modified up from Stock, would perform compared to the MicroServer’s.   Note: […]

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Performance Comparison of Windows Home Server 2011 on the HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer & HP ProLiant N54L G7 MicroServer

Performance Comparison of Windows Home Server 2011 on the HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer & HP ProLiant N54L G7 MicroServer

By: John Stutsman After posting Performance Comparison of Windows Server 2012 Essentials on the HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer and the HP ProLiant N54L G7 MicroServer I wanted to continue with similar performance tests of Windows Home Server 2011 (“WHS-2011”). The NAS Performance Toolkit (“NASPT”) v1.7.1 is the same test as described in the previous posting […]

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