Personal IT server Simulator

</p> <p><span style=font-size: 0.9em; margin-top: 0px;><br /> <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/21709201@N00/3359869351"><br /> Originally uploaded by </a><br /> <a href="http://www.flickr.com/people/21709201@N00">Branedy</a><br /> </span></div> <p></center></p> <p>I am undertaking the task of building a personal server which more or less emulates the type of environment I use at work. In this stage I built a small system from the Intel 330 BOXD945GCLF2 motherboard. This is a dual core hyper-threaded Atom chipset that looks like a quad core server, only at 1/4 the wattage, and about 1/3 the CPU crunch power. But it’s still looks and feels snappy enough. </p> <p>I’ve currently loaded <a href="http://opensolaris.org/os/">OpenSolaris</a> as Solaris is a mature OS common in the IT world which also is very well tailored to mutli-core CPU’s.<br /> <br clear=all /></p> </div> <footer class="entry-footer"> <div class="entry-meta"> <p class="tags">Tagged as: <a href="http://www.branedy.net/?tag=intel-atom" rel="tag">Intel Atom</a>, <a href="http://www.branedy.net/?tag=opensolaris" rel="tag">OpenSolaris</a></p> <p class="categories">Categorized in: <a href="http://www.branedy.net/?cat=220" rel="category">DIY server</a>, <a href="http://www.branedy.net/?cat=53" rel="category">Energy</a>, <a href="http://www.branedy.net/?cat=2" rel="category">General IT issues</a>, <a href="http://www.branedy.net/?cat=10" rel="category">Linux</a>, <a href="http://www.branedy.net/?cat=198" rel="category">MySQL</a>, <a href="http://www.branedy.net/?cat=83" rel="category">RDBMS</a></p> <p class="date"><span 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