[Noisebridge-discuss] Money for new Stallion (Pony) VM server

Ben Kochie ben at nerp.net
Mon Nov 7 15:18:11 PST 2011


Re: Jake,

Sorry, but a 1950 is basically worse than what we have right now.  It's a 
power hungry machine with no more ram than we have now.  A modern 
board+cpu can replace 4 of those for 1/2 the power.

> People are talking about buying a Xeon computer, but I brought a Dell
> PowerEdge 1950 with two dual-core Xeon processors, 8GB of RAM, and two
> identical 300GB SAS drives.
> 
> Why don't we just use that?
> 
> -jake



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