What’s the smallest physical server available? [closed]

Closed. This question is off-topic. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Update the question so it’s on-topic for Server Fault. Closed 8 years ago. Improve this question To comply with licensing rules I need to use dedicated physical servers for a particular solution. These can be relatively low spec. Due … Read more

VmWare image to HDD [closed]

Closed. This question is off-topic. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Update the question so it’s on-topic for Server Fault. Closed 8 years ago. Improve this question !Hello, I am virtualizing a Windows 2003 Server in VMWare Server 2.0.2. My goal is to take the virtualized HDD and make it … Read more

HP ProLiant DL380e Gen8 has high fan speed after installing second CPU

Today I installed a second CPU in our HP ProLiant DL380e Gen8, and after booting the fans all went to 99.96%. This causes the server to make an enormous amount of noise. Could it damage the server? What could I do to fix this? I already removed all the fans and put them back in, … Read more

Are there HDDs which tolerate high ambient temperatures?

For certain reasons I won’t go into, I have this small server machine which tends to overheat. I don’t have exact temperature measurements, but let’s say something like… ID# ATTRIBUTE_NAME FLAG VALUE WORST THRESH TYPE UPDATED WHEN_FAILED RAW_VALUE 190 Airflow_Temperature_Cel 0x0022 037 028 045 Old_age Always FAILING_NOW 63 Now, I’m probably going to solve the … Read more

understanding Openstack physical architecture [closed]

Closed. This question needs to be more focused. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Update the question so it focuses on one problem only by editing this post. Closed last year. Improve this question So, please correct me if I am wrong: I want to build my own cloud computing … Read more

How can I figure out the physical location of my cloud server?

I’m renting a linux cloud server at a larger server provider somewhere in the US. I do not have physical access to the server – I have no idea where it is. Customer support wasn’t able to pinpoint the exact datacenter that the server is located in. Given remote access to the server, what options … Read more