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How can I know how many free RAM and CPU slots are on my hpe proliant dl380 gen10 host

I need help with knowing how much free RAM and CPU slots I have on my Proliant DL380 Gen10 server. Is there any software I can deploy to the server that enables me to know what specs do I have on the ...
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Which server specs to look for for a Scheduler in a data stack?

I'm in the process of building a data stack for a small company : the choice has been made to have a UNIX server running as a "Scheduler". The goal of this scheduler is just to extract data ...
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Workstation Specification Check

I'm unsure if this is allowed, so please tell me if it is not. I am building a workstation for MPI/CUDA CFD work, however I am unfamiliar with server-type hardware. I have provided my current spec in ...
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How to get Specs for all systems on a network? [closed]

I have started working in a network of 50+ Computers, most of them vary in terms of specs, some have 64gb of Ram other have 24gb, some have nvidia gpus others have Raedons, Parts are swapped and ...
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Checking server specifications

Pretty basic question. I've had someone alert me to a concern that the initial IT firm that setup the server environment where I currently am did not install hardware to the specifications specified ...
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How to estimate a server specifications for this particular system? [closed]

I'm working in a college project and I'm supposed to specify the server's hardware to hold a system. The system is some kind of social network. And it is supposed to hold around 100 000 users the ...
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Future for Web Proxy Auto-Discovery IETF Draft Specification?

What future can we expect for the Web Proxy Auto-Discovery Internet-Draft specification by the IETF? I see a page on the MS MSDN website that describes MS current WinHTTP AutoProxy Support that ...
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How to understand the LSI HBA connector specs?

When reading the specifications for the LSi SAS 9206-16e HBA, it says Storage Connectivity; Data Transfer Rates * 16 ports; 6Gb/s SAS 2.1 compliant SAS Bandwidth * Half Duplex 2400MB/s, x4, 6Gb/...
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Why is the TCP checksum inverted?

From the Wikipedia page: The checksum field is the 16 bit one's complement of the one's complement sum of all 16-bit words in the header and text. Why, after summing the 16-bits in the header and ...
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Right dedicated server specifications for my usage? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you do Load Testing and Capacity Planning for Web Sites We are going to move from our current shared hosting to probably a (managed) dedicated server, and I've been ...
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Server setup feasibility [closed]

My boss gave me a potential setup for an additional server, which is as follows, and asked my advice. 2 x Intel Xeon E5-2630 CPU ASUS Z9PE-D8 WS (EEB) Motherboard 32GB DDR3 PC3-12800 1600MHz Memory ...
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Can I find out the specs of a server/host machine through a VM?

After looking at this question I would like to know if those solutions will display the specs of the host machine (and not of the VM that is running)? Does cat /proc/meminfo, cat /proc/cpuinfo, lshw, ...
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Dedicated Server Specification Advice for MYSQL/PHP Website

Im buying a dedicated server to run an existing website which receives 90,000 visitors per day. The specification is below. The website isnt too complicated, mainly mysql searches of a table ...
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Need advise on choosing aws EC2

I'm planning to host a website where in the first phase I would target 30,000 users. It is in php and runs on Apache server. I'm assuming 8,000 users can be online in worst case scenario and 1000 of ...
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What is the Ideal instance type for hadoop namenode

For a relatively small, one terabyte cluster ( 2TB actual after replication ) I was trying to nail down what the namenode's ideal memory/cpu size would be, having worked with hadoop off and on as an ...
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Need hardware specification recommendation for a .NET4 WCF service server [closed]

I need a rough HW specification recommendation for a server with the following SW and usage specs: Windows Server 2003 or 2008. One .Net4 WCF service hosted on IIS, or self-hosted. 100 concurrent ...
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How to determine hardware requirements

I've been asked to spec the server hardware requirements for the application I'm currently developing and I'm not confident in my own abilities to do this correctly. I would ideally like a step by ...
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Buying a Server vs Hosting on a Datacenter

I'm planning to host a website. It would be a photo-sharing website. I'm trying to find out a server that I should buy to put the website online. The website is in Apache PHP. I'm assuming the number ...
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MySQL hosting: What are the recommended specs and w

I have two specific cases of MySQL hosting. 1) I have a case where I have 2000 plus concurrent users to a single MySQL Database. They are not simple web users, but actual business users who need to ...
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how to determine server specification for webserver and mysql database server [closed]

is there any formula to identify server specification base on simultaneous access, or something else. my manager need reasonable answer..
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I need to make file server what H.W. should I use? [closed]

I need to make file server in Windows server 2008 and the clients will be 30 users connect at the same time to this server, they will write directly to this server, they will work on office and ...
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Can a server have "too much" RAM? Is there an optimal level of RAM, or is more always better?

Recently, I had our server admin tell me that the new servers we'd ordered with 140GB of RAM on them had "too much" ram and that servers started to suffer with more than about 80GB, since that was "...
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Are *.domain.com wild card SSL certificates expected to or required to only be used by 1 IP?

Are *.domain.com wild card SSL certificates expected to or required to only be used by 1 IP? Such that site1.domain.com is on ServerX and site2.domain.com is on ServerY where both servers have ...
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Help Me Spec A Server for MAX VMs Reasonable Cost

I am planning on building servers to host the max number of VMs. Right now I have seperate machines running some applications, datamining type stuff and they each have about 1gig ram, 600-1GHz CPU and ...
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How can someone get a single character domain?

Last time I tried to register a domain of 2 characters it told me it had to be of more than 2 characters. How is it possible that paypal has http://x.com Is there a special way to go about this? ...
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Does this machine answer our database needs?

We have an application which runs already with its database on server. Because of the large amount of I/O (read and write) from this applications database we have very slow responses to our queries. ...
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Suggestions for SOHO networking gear [closed]

I'm a software developer as me day job but have landed a contract position to spec out and install the computer equipment for a small office. Ease of use (easy installation, low maintenance and good ...
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Mail server specifications

Greetings, I'm 'the tech guy' and as such will usually get questions that are not really in my area of expertise :) Today's latest question is regarding moving a mail server to a new provider. Now ...
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How to document mail setup after hand-over

I've just moved a client's email services over from my host to Google Apps. I would like to hand over a document providing all they (or their agent) need should I not be available etc. How are such ...
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Server Spec Recommendation for IIS, SQL 2008, and Exchange 2010

I am looking at setting up my first server at a colocation. I've no idea what I should really be going for, or what I need for adequate redundancy RAID 0 or RAID 1 etc. The server will have Windows ...
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Spec for a Terminal Services box?

Currently, we have a test TS machine at work, which has a dual core Pentium 4 3GHz CPU, and 1.5GB of RAM, running 32bit server2003 (I didn't built it, not my choices). My boss wants to get this using ...
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What is the difference between pvc and plenum cabling?

I'm looking into buying a few rolls of bulk Cat6 cable to wire up a few cubicles to a test rack we have. One of the choices is PVC cable versus Plenum cable. What is the difference? Will this make ...
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Are there any good tools for reporting on a computer's specs?

I have a client who has a computer they want to upgrade. They are unable to tell me the specs of this computer and they're not the type of person I could walk it through with. Ideally, I'd like to ...
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Which server configuration should I buy? [closed]

I'm buying a poweredge T310 Intel® Xeon® X3430, 2.4 GHz, 8M Cache, Turbo, for memory should I get: 8GB Memory (4x2GB), 1333MHz, Dual Ranked RDIMM or 16GB Memory (4x4GB), 800MHz, Quad Ranked RDIMM ...
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Are there any open standards for server failover?

I'm building a client-server application and I am looking at adding failover to the client so that when a server is down it will try to connect to another available server. Are there any standards or ...
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