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Is it better practice to buy RAID disks individually vs. in bulk?

This may sound like an odd question, but it's generated some spirited discussion with some of my colleagues. Consider a moderately sized RAID array consisting of something like eight or twelve disks. ...
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4 processors fail in ProLiant DL580 after swap

I recently shipped my HP ProLiant DL580 G5, and am now in the process of trying to get it set up again. However, upon getting the power supplies and HDDs reinstalled, I was unable to power the thing ...
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What is the shock rating / g-force load of a typical assembled computer?

TLDR: for insurance purposes, we want to alert the recipient of a shipped assembled computer that there might be damage to the components via a shockwatch label. What G-force rating should we use? ...
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Secure Standalone Server Plus Firewall Unit [closed]

We need to send a 2U server, 1U UPS and 1U firewall to a third-party. The thing is, it needs to be a secured case (locked unit) that has proper airflow and we can have power and networking cables ...
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How to ship a server internationally?

I have a fileserver that will need to be shipped internationally soon. I'm looking on advice for packing and recommendations on methods/companies. Should it be shipped whole, or in parts? How to pack ...
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SQL Server: How to make sqllogship.exe generate backup files with local instead of GMT files

When SQL Server log shipping generates transaction logs through a command like "C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Tools\Binn\sqllogship.exe" -Backup 60CD93F9-CFC2-4A84-8B06-3AD8DEADBEEF -...