[Chugalug] [OT] Need a small server

Stephen Kraus ub3ratl4sf00 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 27 13:23:11 UTC 2013


I'd rather get a small form factor white box than pay that much for a Mac
mini.
On Sep 27, 2013 9:13 AM, "Christopher Rimondi" <chris.rimondi at gmail.com>
wrote:

> I just built a Shuttle DS61. That particular model supports up to 16 GB of
> RAM. You can get a higher model that supports 32GB if you want it. Pick
> your own processor. Very small form factor and virtually no noise. I am
> running Ubuntu 12.04 on it now without any issues.
>
>
> On Fri, Sep 27, 2013 at 8:45 AM, DaWorm <daworm at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> On Fri, Sep 27, 2013 at 7:46 AM, Stephen Haywood <
>> stephen at averagesecurityguy.info> wrote:
>>
>>> Dave,
>>>
>>>  I did forget to mention the use case. I need a small portable box that
>>> I can load up with virtual machines for a training class I'm doing. The Mac
>>> mini is ultra portable and has enough horse power to run a few VMs. I want
>>> a Quadcore with at least 8Gb of RAM and a small form factor.
>>>
>>
>> I've used a couple of the lower end Zotac boxes.  Got one for my dad and
>> put in an SSD to reduce the total moving parts to one fan, since his other
>> machines were constantly breaking down.  Been a good little box.  Not sure
>> about the higher end ones, but they meet or exceed you specs.
>>
>> http://www.zotacusa.com/products/mini-pcs
>>
>> Jeff.
>>
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