[CentOS] Universal server hardware platform - which to choose?

m.roth at 5-cent.us

m.roth at 5-cent.us
Tue Jun 26 17:39:06 UTC 2012

John R Pierce wrote:
> On 06/26/12 7:37 AM, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
>> Are you looking for full servers, or to build from parts? Someone just
>> recommended Supermicro; I'm not a big fan of them just now - we have a
>> good number of servers from Penguin Computing that use that, and the 64
>> core systems seem to have a lot of problems. Their 48 core servers seem
>> fine.
> The SuperMicro Intel stuff seems just fine.   I'd be more leary of AMD.

We've had a number of servers fail, and it *seems* to be related to the
motherboard. In fact, I just got the pass, and asked the secretary to call
Fed Ex today to ship another one back to the vendor.


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