server

  1. dvsman

    Hardware question on NICs + Win Server

    So I had the crazy idea to load Win Server 16 essential onto my backup rig / old gaming rig, primarily to learn more about it and networking in general (since IRL I'm not an IT guy) but ran into issues with the built in NIC not being detected or supported out of the box (it's an intel i211AT I...
  2. S

    What card for this?

    Hello peoples of the Hard world! I have this server motherboard... SUPERMICRO MBD-X10SL7-F-O https://www.supermicro.com/en/products/motherboard/X10SL7-F It has 2 PCI slots, a large one and a smaller one, the spec says... 1 PCI-E 3.0 x8 (in x16) (I'm guessing this is the larger one) 1 PCI-E...
  3. H

    My first Xeon machine (unraid server) - Help picking a CPU/mobo combo?

    I'm relatively seasoned in shopping and building standard desktop-based machines (aka: i7) but I'm in the market to build my very first proper server and was hoping for a little help. I currently run a single machine that is both my daily workstation as well as my media+document storage/plex...
  4. Pieter3dnow

    A long look at the Intel Cascade Lake 9200 line

    At Semiaccurate they are looking at the press preview of Cascade Lake 9200 and see how it does.
  5. M

    Always have to retype saved password for it to connect to the server with RDP

    So I have a desktop with Windows 7 and a server with win server 2008r2. I have remote desktop setup with the username and password to connect to the server. Everytime it says something like authentication failed or something similar with the saved password, but if I type in the same password...
  6. cageymaru

    ScaleMP and AMD Announce Collaboration for Scale-Up EPYC Servers

    ScaleMP is a leading provider of virtualization solutions such as vSMP Foundation 9.0 for high-end computing. ScaleMP has announced that it is working together with AMD to enable AMD server OEM manufacturers to create systems with 4, 8, and up to 128 processor sockets, up to 8,192 CPUs and 256...
  7. cageymaru

    Microsoft LSV2-Series Azure Virtual Machines Are Powered by AMD EPYC

    Microsoft has announced that its Lsv2-series Azure virtual machines (VM) are powered by AMD EPYC 7551 processors. The Lsv2-series features high throughput, low latency, and directly mapped local NVMe storage. The VMs are configurable from 8 to 80 vCPUs with simultaneous multi-threading. A 1.92TB...
  8. cageymaru

    TSMC Nanke 14 Factory Production Interruption Could Affect NVIDIA and Others

    According to reports, the TSMC Nanke 14 Factory has experienced a production shutdown after substandard chemicals used in the manufacturing process ruined tens of thousands of wafers. These defects in the silicon wafers are not able to be detected until after the production run. Companies...
  9. AlphaAtlas

    Huawei Launches Kunpeng 920 ARM Server CPU

    Huawei just announced what they claim to be "the industry's highest-performance Advanced RISC Machine (ARM)-based CPU." The Kunpeng 920 features 64 cores running at 2.6 Ghz, 8 channel DDR4 memory, 2 100G RoCE ports, and support for PCIe 4.0 and CCIX devices. Huawei says they built the server...
  10. K

    Tyan Server MB - Power Supply

    Hello, I got a Tyan S7012 - Manual here. On Page 33 is written follow: NOTE : Please be aware that ATX 2.x, ATX12V and ATXGES power supplies may not be compatible with the board and can damage the motherboard and/or CPU(s). What does this mean ? Im using a Seasonic Prime 1300W Platinum...
  11. cageymaru

    Kansas Wants to Unload $10 Million in Unused Computer Equipment

    In 2016, Kansas purchased $10 million in computer equipment to develop a centralized storage system for computer information. This was part of a $17 million effort by the state to create Kansas GovCloud. After state IT officials decided that the effort wasn't cost effective, the focus turned to...
  12. dvsman

    Is MS Win Server software tied to hardware?

    So I can get an old server from my office to putt around / learn on but I think the thing (Dell PowerXYZ 2600) ran on SB Server 2003 and it's only going to come with the hardware, no docs or drives. I know 2003 is way out of date but if licensing it was free / cheap, I'd give it a shot. Could...
  13. cageymaru

    Intel Is Feeling the Heat from Amazon's Homegrown Chips

    Intel has dominated the server market with a 96.6% market share even after AMD reentered the competition. Intel seems secure, but the landscape of the server market is different from conventional tech markets as 10 corporations have the purchasing power to command 35% of the total sales in the...
  14. cageymaru

    TSMC Challenges Intel Dominance in Chipmaking

    Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) is challenging 30 years of Intel dominance in chipmaking. Intel estimates that yields for its 10nm process node will be viable by the end of 2019. Top tech companies such as Apple, AMD, NVIDIA and others are flocking to TSMC for their cutting edge...
  15. cageymaru

    SK Hynix Inc. Announces 1Ynm 16Gb DDR5 DRAM

    SK Hynix has announced that the company has developed 16Gb (Gigabits) DDR5 (Double Data Rate 5) DRAM, the industry's first DDR5 to meet the JEDEC standards. The company used the same 1Ynm process that it used to create 8Gb DDR4 DRAM for a competitive edge over the competition. "DDR5 is a...
  16. cageymaru

    An In-Depth Analysis of the 7nm 64-Core AMD EPYC "Rome" Server Processor

    Charlie Demerjian of SemiAccurate has written an in-depth analysis of the 7nm 64-core 9-die AMD EPYC "Rome" server processor. He hypothesizes over the real world performance potential for the processor versus benchmarks by analyzing the chip's design features. He explains why the 14nm IOX chip...
  17. cageymaru

    AMD EPYC Rome 64-Core Server Versus Intel Dual Socket Xeon Platinum Benchmark

    HotHardware has video of the C-Ray raytracing benchmark shown at the AMD Horizon Event. The AMD exhibit demonstrated just how powerful the new 7nm EPYC Rome architecture is with its new chiplet design that was leaked by AdoredTV. An Intel 8180M dual socket Xeon Platinum CPU server with 56...
  18. cageymaru

    Ubuntu 18.10 "Cosmic Cuttlefish" Has Been Released and More Linux News

    The latest version of Ubuntu 18.10 "Cosmic Cuttlefish" has been released. Along with the new version of Linux, Canonical has released statistics from users that opted in to complete a survey when installing 18.04 LTS. Phoronix has a list of some of the highlights that users should look forward...
  19. cageymaru

    Linux Application Scaling Featuring 128 Threads from Dual AMD EPYC 7601 Processors

    Michael Larabel of Phoronix has conducted a test of Linux application scaling on up to 128 threads. He chose a Dell PowerEdge R7425 server featuring two AMD EPYC 7601 processors for a total of 64 cores and 128 threads, 512GB of RAM (16 x 32GB DDR4), and 20 x 500GB Samsung 860 EVO SSDs. He ran...
  20. cageymaru

    Final Fantasy XIV European Servers Are Currently Being DDoS Attacked

    The Final Fantasy XIV European servers are currently under a DDoS attack. The developers are looking into how the attacks are being made to formulate a plan for countermeasures. This DDoS attack has been affecting the service of paying customers since 9:09 a.m. (PDT). Players may be...
  21. cageymaru

    Xilinx Announces Partnership with AMD and New 7nm ARM Based ACAP Platform

    Xilinx is known as the creator of the field-programmable gate array (FPGA), but now they want to conquer the artificial intelligence (AI) field. Today they unveiled the Adaptive Compute Acceleration Platform (ACAP) which can be used with AI and many other technologies. As the largest player in...
  22. cageymaru

    EMEA Server Spending Increases Despite Less Shipments

    Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) server vendor revenues are growing despite a decline in the number of servers shipped according to IDC. Server vendor revenue increased 29% although shipments decreased by 3.7%. Second quarter EMEA server revenues are up 18.7% from a euro standpoint to...
  23. cageymaru

    AMD Could Regain 30% of Global Desktop CPU Market Share in 4Q18

    Digitimes is reporting that industry sources are convinced that AMD could rebound to a 30% market share in the 4Q18. This turnaround is based upon help from TSMC and Intel's inability to ship 10nm processors. Speculation is that AMD will switch to TSMC's 7nm process for all GPU's, server and...
  24. cageymaru

    The NCIX Data Breach

    NCIX customer and employee data is allegedly available for sale as data brokers have purchased the servers, cracked the passwords in less than 5 minutes and are selling volumes of confidential customer and employee data for tens of thousands of dollars. Every single credit card record, address...
  25. cageymaru

    Apple App Store Jewel "Adware Doctor" Pilfered Phone Data to Send to China

    The Adware Doctor app occupied the front page of the Apple App Store as the #4 highest rated app, but it had a dark secret. Instead of removing viruses and malware from iOS devices, it was collecting all browser history, app store purchases, and more to bundle into an encrypted file to be sent...
  26. DooKey

    A Different Kind of Liquid Cooling for a Server

    Lots of people water cool their PC's, but not many go to the extremes that YouTuber der8auer will go to. His latest creation is an Epyc server and it has the standard water cooling blocks on it. However, he goes one better and has liquid blowing across the motherboard. Once you see it you'll...
  27. DooKey

    Pizza Hut Korea Introduces Pizza Serving Robot

    Pizza Hut Korea is jumping on the robot bandwagon by putting into service a little robot called Dilly Plate that can autonomously bring up 22 kilograms of food to your table. The Koreans aren't the first to use robot in their restaurants, but this does show that robots are going to continue to...
  28. cageymaru

    AMD EPYC Server Sales Show Great Promise According to Analysts

    AMD EPYC server sales are eroding Intel's positioning in the server market. Intel has fallen from a 99.5% share of the server CPU market to 98.7% in a year. This roughly translates to $57.66 million in revenue for AMD in the second quarter 2018 alone. Aaron Rakers from Wells Fargo expects AMD...
  29. L

    Server needs better cooling - What options?

    As the title says I did the (probably big) mistake of buying 2 x Supermicro SC825 TQ-R740LPB 2U chassis. One at the moment is equipped with a X9DR3-F (one socket not working, I will probably need to check for bent pins) and the other with a X9DR3-LN4F+ (both sockets working). Both boards are...
  30. D

    Intel announces Skylake Xeon-D 2100 series processors

    Intel announces Xeon-D 2100 series processors Manufacturing Process: Intel’s optimized 14nm process technology featuring Intel’s Mesh Architecture Maximum Core Count Supported: Up to 18 Maximum Base Frequency Supported: up to 2.2 GHz Maximum Intel Turbo Boost technology 2.0 Frequency Supported...
  31. G

    Server load problem

    Hello Everyone, I had posted earlier in this site (on another sub forum) regarding my website getting hacked. Thanks to your advice I took steps to protect my server and its working fine now. However now a new problem has come up. The server which runs my site is under heavy load. My website...
  32. G

    Server load advice

    Hello Everyone, I had posted earlier in this site regarding my website getting hacked. Thanks to your advice I took steps to protect my server and its working fine now. However now a new problem has come up. The server which runs my site is under heavy load. My website basically consists of...
  33. N

    Server Board question - Asus KCMA-D8

    Hey all, I have an older Asus KCMA-D8 from early 2011 currently running with 4130 CPUs on board. I'd love to upgrade it to 4386 chips since they've gotten cheaper on eBay but I'm at a loss on the Asus documentation of CPU support. Their page (here) makes it sound like there's a minimum serial...
  34. L

    Looking for PSU pinout... Help needed!

    Hi All, This is my first post here and I hope I choose the correct section. I have one dirty, little hardware project on my hands but I'm stuck and I need your help. Would be possible someone of you share few detailed pics of all connectors available on DL320 G6 power supply? I hope someone...
  35. G

    Website hacked

    Hello, I developed a new website which I installed in a new server and just two days ago pointed the domain to that server. The site is running okay. Earlier I used to test the site using ip address and once satisfied I pointed domain to new server. Last x months of testing didn't reveal...
  36. TeK-FX

    Help understanding CALs

    I was recently hired to work for a small company that has about 80 users on a domain. I would like to setup a Skype for Business server to replace the aging Pegasus email system they use for internal communication since their licensing is running out soon. What I do not understand is the CAL...
  37. D

    Intel to replace Knights Hill with new platform and microarch designed for Exascale

    One step we’re taking is to replace one of the future Intel® Xeon Phi™ processors (code name Knights Hill) with a new platform and new microarchitecture specifically designed for exascale.
  38. D

    Intel 10nm/7nm CPU/GPU Rumor Thread : Cannonlake, Icelake, Tigerlake, Sapphire Rapids, etc.

    Cannonlake What is Cannonlake? Cannonlake was apparently meant to be the succesor to Skylake, featuring 8 cores on the mainstream desktop with a token IPC jump of 5%~, but due to 10nm woes Desktop and Server Cannonlake were scrapped and were replaced with two 14nm desktop lineup slot ins...
  39. R

    Opteron vs. EPYC Benchmarks & Performance-Per-Watt

    In an interesting benchmark Michael Larabel from Phoronix compares the performance of the AMD Opteron 2356, a 2.3GHz quad core and dual Opteron 2384s, 2.7GHz quad core, versus the AMD Epyc 7601, 2.2GHz base, 3.2GHz boost, 32 core 64 thread flagship in a number of benchmarks to see what a decade...
  40. M

    mixing and matching buffered ECC RAM

    So I just found ECC RAM are extremely cheap. But the cheap ones I found comes in 6x4GB sets. Is it possible to buy 18 sticks and then just get 16 out of the 18 sticks to be installed on the board? All the sticks will have the same markings/model number/timings. Like RAM makers sell RAM sticks...
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