Category Archives: Hardware

Storage – Who knew it could be so cool?

I’m the first one to admit that when I first began investigating the possibility of deploying a large Citrix XenDesktop / virtual desktop environment, I knew very little about storage, and especially SAN storage.  My experience was limited to configuring … Continue reading

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Samsung Chromebook Round 2

After using the Samsung Chromebook for about a week, I have determined that standard users will be alright with the browser-only computing experience; however power users and system administrators like us would only be hindered. First thing I wanted to … Continue reading

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A Little UCS Geekery

Here are two quick pics of the innards, or at least the motherboard, of a UCS B230 M1 blade.  One of the B230s in our FlexPod had some kind of issue and was swapped soon after arrival at our data … Continue reading

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FlexPods have landed

Update: Forgot to include the specs on our FlexPods.  Have included those at the bottom of the post. Something awesome happened this week – the hardware on which we’ll be running my virtual desktop project and more has arrived!  Here … Continue reading

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