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  1. Top 10 Posts of 2013 | Virten.net - pingback on February 2, 2014 at 8:16 pm
  2. Are these devices nodes of your home network?
    Long time ago I've created fully redundant cluster on Citrix XenServer using 2 Brix-based nodes, but this project was cancelled.
    Now my cluster is based on Supermicro and HP Proliant Gen6, heavy and loud servers, interconnected over Infiniband and 1Gbps links. I don't have $$$ for small, thin and low power devices. Exacly saying I'm staring from scratch to get best results.
    Your devices doesn't support more than single 1Gbps link, but You're an expert so I belive they're balanced and redundant.
    I read most of Your posts, keep going!

    • Currently my setup is fully based on Intel NUCs and HP Microservers. The "single 1GB NIC" on NUCs was a huge problem, but it has been solved a couple of month ago with a working USB NIC driver for ESXi.
      Low power systems are more expensive, but its totally worth when they are running 24/7.

  3. Hi,
    I want to make a suggestion.

    I miss some post about NAS and Intel's NUC systems with esxi.

    I have two NAS, synology DS415+ and "piece of shit" from WD, sorry, but is the truth i only store films and series, because i don't trust to it.

    I give up configuring the WD, everybody told that the WD can't be configured with the NFS, despite that the software manage it, but the 415+ is very easy.

  4. Marc Alumbaugh

    Has anyone tried the NUC8 yet?
    I have tried ESXi 6.5 and 6.7 with no luck.
    ESX 6.7 boots fine and loads all of the modules - tried with both secure and insecure boot mode but both die at “Shutting down firmware services…..
    Using “simple offset” UEFT RTS mapping policy”
    Any ideas?

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