[imc-uk-tech] KVM over IP and Re: another server on the wiki
chris at aktivix.org
Sat Nov 18 13:38:37 PST 2006
On Sat 18-Nov-2006 at 08:16:17PM +0000, yossarian wrote:
> One machine, £2472 + delivery
> * Box: £1180.88 *
> Tyan Transport GT20-B2925 1U AMD Socket AM2 Server barebones (Black) CPU
> AMD Opteron 1210 Dual Core Processor
> 512MB DDR2-667 (PC2-5300) SDRAM (2 x 256MB CAS 4s)
> Hard drives : 2 x Western Digital Caviar RE2 Raid Edition 500GB SATA-II
> Hard Disk (7200 RPM)
> Warranty : 3 Year Return to base Tyan Server Warranty :
> *Extra memory*:
> 8GB RAM (4x2GB) £941 Note that I haven't checked that this is the exact
> RAM this box needs.
> *More hard drives*
> 2 x Raptor 10,000 RPM SATA 175GB hard drives for database and system
> £350 for two based on info on the wiki.
I think this is the best single machine option so far.
> ps on the other hand, the "server proposal 2" on the
> wiki is pretty interesting from the standpoint that we
> could get 2 boxes and upgrade them as necessary,
> although it could be more expensive per month to host 2
The HP machines come with built in KVM over IP, you have
the buy the firmware though for $199 (without this you
just have telnet/http access to power cycle the server).
The cheapest plug-in KVM over IP solution I have found is
a eRIC express PCI card from £411, details on the wiki
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