[RC5] Hardware for replacement stats server

Jeff Mohler speedtoys.racing at gmail.com
Fri Sep 3 13:25:12 EDT 2010


How about a netapp for the storage?

I could shake something lose from the labs here at the big N.


I suggest;  Scylla and Charybdis


A rock and a hard place....crunching keys aint easy.



On Fri, Sep 3, 2010 at 10:18 AM, Jeff Lawson <bovine at distributed.net> wrote:
> Hi folks,
>
> Just wanted to let you all know that we are close to having some
> replacement hardware for our stats server.  We're currently planning
> on replacing "fritz" with two separate 1U servers that are being
> decommissioned and donated to us.  This should give us some more
> flexibility in terms of redundancy and database replication.
>
> However, before bringing these machines online we need to upgrade
> their RAM and disks.  What we're looking for are:
>
> 16x DDR2 PC2-3200 Registered ECC, or faster (1GB or 2GB sticks)
> 4x SATA drives 3.5", 7200rpm or faster (1TB or 2TB)
>
> If you think you have some spare RAM or disks matching these specs and
> would like to donate to us, email me directly and we can work out the
> shipping details.
>
>
> We're also accepting creative suggestions for the new names of these
> two machines.  Try to think of a clever naming theme for the two
> machines that somehow relates to statistics, accounting, databases,
> and cows, if possible!
>
>
> Thanks ]:8)
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