Cons: This what I have discovered now that I have taken delivery of the server. The 250GB drive is NOT an HP drive. It is a Western Digital drive which is not RAID certified. Furthermore, the only match found on the Newegg site is for a refurbished drive. I tried to determine the drive before ordering ...
Cheap ESXi 5.0 server w/VMDirectPath support server
14 October 2011
Summary: Moved my entire lab to this box and went virtual. Added two Western Digital WD2003FYYS 2TB SATA Enterprise drives for local VMFS storage (no on-board RAID support with ESXi), another 10GB of memory and an Intel EXPI9402PTBLK PRO 1000 PT Dual Port Server NIC.
Pros: This is the cheapest, well built system I could find for running ESXi 5.0 with VMDirectPath. Plenty of PCIe slots, lots of room in the case and a hefty power supply. LO100i remote management included.
Cons: The default remote management is basic with power on/off support. However, LO100i Advanced is needed for remote console access, and requires a separate license. Take advantage of the online demo license to try it before you spend $200 and make sure it's a fit for you. I didn't like the remote con...
Summary: Overall I'm very happy with the purchase. A great box that can be upgraded to be a powerhouse. Runs a lot quieter then my older proliants. A well designed cooling system inside, air flows directly over the CPU and RAM under a baffle. Would buy another one if I had room for it.
Pros: -Quiet (relative)
Cons: -The lock needed to remove the front cover feels flimsy
Summary: Il nuovo server HP Proliant ML150 G6 è un server con un ottimo rapporto prestazioni prezzo dotato di un potente processore Intel Xeon E5520, 4 core da 2,26 GHz e 8MB L3. Viene venduto con il CD migliorato HP ProLiant Easy Setup in modo da poter semplificare l'implementazione o la gestione con...