Friday, April 13

Geek

Midori And Kurumi

Just placed orders for two servers with ReliableSite.Net:

Midori
  • Opteron 6272 (16 cores, 2.1-3.0GHz)
  • 64 GB RAM
  • 2 x 2TB disks, RAID-1
  • 2 x 240GB SSDs, RAID-1 (Intel 520-series)
Kurumi
  • Xeon E3 1230 (4 cores x 2 threads, 3.4-3.8GHz)
  • 16GB RAM
  • 4 x 1TB disks, RAID-5
Midori will be main server, with Kurumi handling backup, logging, and monitoring tasks.  Depending on how things go, I might end up adding more small servers like Kurumi to act as the web servers while Midori handles databases and applications.  Everything is virtualised, so it will be easy to migrate tasks between boxes.

This is a very cost-effective solution too; it's about the same price as one Xeon E5 server, but gives me more CPUs (on the Opteron), faster CPUs (on the Xeon E3), more total memory, and a lot more disk space.

Really looking forward to getting these up and running. smile

Update: Kurumi is online!

Posted by: Pixy Misa at 01:37 PM | Comments (2) | Add Comment | Trackbacks (Suck)
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1 Are you going to have to visit the US, or can you do it all remotely?

Posted by: Steven Den Beste at Friday, April 13 2012 02:44 PM (+rSRq)

2 All done remotely.  It costs a bit more to rent servers and have someone do all the hardware stuff, but it's a hell of a lot easier.

Posted by: Pixy Misa at Friday, April 13 2012 05:34 PM (PiXy!)

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