[AG-TECH] Venue server equipment
toddz at sfu.ca
Fri Jul 20 15:33:28 CDT 2007
Jeremy Mann wrote:
> I think the question is, "why not?"
heh... you stole my line ;-)
Actually, what happened is we were having issues with an old backup server that disrupted a couple
of meetings - so we were looking for a replacement. This server was offered to us for a price we
In reality, though, normally we would've ended up getting a dual processor / dual core box with
slightly less options - a standard poweredge. ($2Kish)
Basically this will be a general purpose server with duties ranging from bridging/venueserving to
streaming, jabber server - whatever we are up to at the moment. The most use it will probably ever
get is when we start using it to bridge DV/HD streams. Ultimately, we will probably never come near
using all of the resources.
> On 7/20/07, Derek Piper <dcpiper at indiana.edu> wrote:
>> Okay, since noone else has asked, I feel I have to .. 'Why?'
>> :) .. what
>> else are you using this machine for?
>> You could do some cool virtualization with it .. I guess I
>> have that on
>> my mind since I'm looking at Xen for a project here... probably using a
>> similar spec'd machine to yours.
>> Todd Zimmerman wrote:
>> > Todd Zimmerman wrote:
>> >> Jeremy Mann wrote:
>> >>> I'd like to take a consensus of what hardware and operating systems
>> >>> people are using to host their own Venue servers.
>> >> And the winner of the 'Most Ridiculously Overpowered
>> Venueserver/Bridgeserver" is - our new server!
>> >> Its a Dell PowerEdge 1950:
>> >> Dual Quad-Core Xeon 2.66GHZ processors (w/ 2x4MB cache each)
>> >> 8GB 667MHZ Memory
>> >> Dual SAS 300G 10k HDD (Raid 1)
>> >> Dual GB Ethernet
>> >> Redundant power supply, 24X CDRW/DVD....
>> > Forgot to mention... we're running Fedora 7 - AG3.1beta.
>> > Cheers,
>> > Todd
>> Derek Piper - dcpiper at indiana.edu - (812) 855 5560
>> IU Molecular Structure Center, A421C, Chemistry
>> Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
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