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Layout for virtualisation of 50 desktops [on hold]

We are planning to deploy 50 virtual desktops(for normal users) using thin client hardware and VDI solution(using VMware or Citrix).Currently we have'nt virtualised any of the physical servers.I heard ...
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Minimum Processor Requirements to set up Openstack on a Laptop/Desktop(not for Devstack setup)

I am planning to do a POC and setting up OpenStack in nonCommercial setup.I do not want to go with Devstack.I am confused as to how much is the minimum processor requirement if i plan to setup ...
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Cisco IPSec Hardware Requirements

In order to use IPSec on 2811 and 2651XM Cisco routers, does one need any particular hardware module(s) or just the appropriate software?
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Calculate requirements for a caching/forwarding-only nameserver

I am considering a caching/forwarding nameserver to be used by internal servers to speed up name resolving. Is there a way to calculate some reference values to figure out its requirements? I simply ...
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Minimum hardware requirements for running 8 thin clients with LTSP and LAMP [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my capacity planning? I wanted to figure out what are the minimum hardware requirements for running 8 smooth thin clients with Ubuntu and LTSP. The ...
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How to read network card specs [closed]

i am in the need of buying a rack server which will serve static video files to users. Each video file will be between 30MB and 50MB and we expect up to 16k concurrent users. I was looking for servers ...
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64-bit Hardware Virtualization on VirtualBox

I am trying to set up a SQL Server practice lab using VirtualBox and a trial copy of Windows Server 2K8 R2 in ISO format. I received an error message that states my processor does not support 64-bit ...
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Exchange Server Sizing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my capacity planning? I've been asked to put together hardware requirements for an Microsoft Exchange 2010 installation for 400 users. Can someone ...
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Hardware VPN solution?

I have following situation: I have three clients in 3 different cities. They are all 24/7 available computer machines running in different schools and collecting energy measurements in the buildings. ...
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Scalable Hardware for Virtualization

We are a software development house. We require different systems with different OS platforms, like Win Server 2003, Win XP, Win 7 Win Server 2008 both 32 and 64 bit, for software testing purpose. ...
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Which Windows Server version should I use on a 512MB VPS? [closed]

I have signed up for a VPS with these specifications: Intel Core i7 (64-bit) 512 MB RAM 80 GB HDD I need to run Windows Server, but I'm wondering which version should I use. Windows Server 2003 ...
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server spec (minimum requirements) for upload and download audio file purposes [closed]

I want to ask minimum requirements for server (especialy for upload and download audio). realy I'm very newbie in this field. I don't know what affects the fast / slow of traffic data.. I have tried ...
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Email server hardware configuration [closed]

I am running email exchange in a low end server and I feel its the time for me to go for a high end server. This time I want to upgrade my server such that it must withstand for 1,000,000 users. I ...
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Raw hardware utilization profiling

Looking for a way to profile hardware utilization. While it'd be nice to correlate the utilization to the cause of the hardware being use, at this point I'm more interested in as detailed as possible ...
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Dropbox alike project hardware requirements [closed]

I'm a programmer and I'm involved in a project of creating something like Dropbox to offer it to the clients of a big company here in my country (online storage space+sync,etc). We are already ...
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1answer
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Recommended server specs [closed]

I'm looking to purchase a new server. My use cases are as follows: 1.) Primary OS will be Win '08 running SQL '08 as a development server. 2.) On my current server I also run WAMP for LAMP stack ...
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Small business server and processor choice

I am at a small company with 15-20 employees. We need to replace an old server running Windows Server 2003. We need simple groupware, email server, file sharing, and an SVN server (used by only a few ...
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1answer
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how to choose proxy server

I'm trying to determine which proxy server software I should use. The concurrent user base is about 1000 user. I'm guessing the Per Second Http requestis around 500. I've decided to use some ...
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PostgreSQL: sweet spot for core count

I have a few questions re. PostgreSQL. What is the sweet spot so far as number of CPU cores goes? Does anyone know when parallel queries will be implemented? WRT #2, I've seen benchmarks where ...
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How to shape size of SQL server resorces (RAM, CPU, and others)

It is standard story, there is fight between developers and administrators. One denunciation that database design and queries are bad while others says It is lack of hardware and amount of data. So ...
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Running Small Business Server (Exchange) & Terminal Server on one physical server (Virtualization)

Good day experts, I'm in the process of upgrading our office network, mainly upgrading our servers from 2003 to 2008/2010 with new hardware. We've currently 2 servers with these specs: Exchange ...
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2answers
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VMware ESXi and ZFS hardware & configuration recommendations [closed]

I want to finally spend a little money upgrading my company's virtualization infrastructure, but I've been looking at hardware for a couple of weeks now and I'm not quite sure what's appropriate for ...
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Determining “equivalent power” / “equivalent processing power” / “equivalent computational ability” (for a processor)

Certain software that we're planning to have on a dedicated server lists the following as the minimum requirements: Dual 2.6 GHz Quad Core Xeon i7 with hyper threading (16 total virtual processors) ...
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What are the minimum RAM requirements for Server Core 2008 R2?

For the purposes of running Active Directory and DNS Server, what are the minimum memory requirements for Server Core 2008 R2? I've read of someone using 256MB. This seems pretty low although summing ...
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Choosing hardware for Flash Media Server

Having read the answers in this discussion, I still would like to come up with the same question: What should I buy to run Flash Media Interactive Server 3.5? I just have slightly different boundary ...
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4answers
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Requirements for a Windows domain server

What are the hardware, software and network requirements for a new Domain Server with Windows Server 2003 for 100 users?
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Back up hardware

Our IT department backs our data up to an external harddrive. Do we not still have the same risk of data loss because we back up from 1 hdd to another hdd? Should we use a tape drive?
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High load on a nagios server — How many service checks for a nagios server is too many?

I have a nagios server running Ubuntu with a 2.0 GHz Intel Processor, a RAID10 array, and 400 MB of RAM. It monitors a total of 42 services across 8 hosts, most of which are checked using the ...
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Virtual PC doesnot meet SQL Server 2005 enterprise's hardware requirements?

I used Virtual PC to create a virtual machine with configuration: CPU: Intel Pentium E6300 2.8Ghz overclocked to 3.66Ghz (which supports VT technology) RAM: 600MB I thought it was enough for me to ...
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Generic IIS7 hosting environment hardware requirements

does someone can tell me what are hardware requirements for generic IIS7 websites hosting on one Windows server where only IIS7 and FTP is installed (maybe some ranges like <100 pages - 1GB 1CPU, ...
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OpenVPN Hardware Requirements

I am planning an new network. All the traffic coming out of this network will be fowarded into a VPN in order to exit out onto the Internet on a distant server. This will be done via OpenVPN. There ...
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How many hardware (PCI-MSI) interrupts can a PC have?

On my workstation I got only two PCI-MSI interrupts in /proc/interrupts: 0: 11726919 0 IO-APIC-edge timer 1: 3 0 IO-APIC-edge i8042 7: 0 0 ...
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Small Business Network Hardware

I'm looking for advice on setting up a small business network for a start-up retail company. We're a five-man outfit. We need email, file sharing, printing, scanning etc. We have a bespoke ...
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2answers
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Setting up a VDSL router on OpenBSD & NIC with TCO support

this is my first question and I hope I do everything correct. Thanks for setting up serverfault - such a site was missing in the internet for a long time now. In the next few weeks I will get my VDSL ...
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Hardware Requirements & Tuning - Flash Media Server 3.5 Interactive

I am trying to spec out a server to purchase (physically, not rented from someone like softlayer.com) to run an intranet instace of Flash Media Server 3.5 Interactive. In general, the server will ...