clustering

A collection of 9 posts

Sep 27, 2022

HOME LAB RENEWAL - PT 6

Having a big family means making sacrifices. I had my own closet in the house to run my noisy server. It paired nicely with the wiring drop for all the wires in the

Sep 21, 2022

HOME LAB RENEWAL - PT 5

Now that my two servers are built, it's time to build the ultimate VM - my daily non-work driver. There's something special about this VM though: This will not do. In fact, it

Sep 20, 2022

HOME LAB RENEWAL - PT 4

So, Linux VMs imported fine - this is good. There was some wonkiness with the network adapters as HyperV names them different, so I had to adjust the netplans to match the new

Sep 9, 2022

HOME LAB RENEWAL - PT 3

A long time ago, I came upon some 8TB WD USB3 drives. They serve a decent purpose in my ghetto fabulous compute server - they were the data drives for all the joy

Sep 7, 2022

HOME LAB RENEWAL - PT 2

In our last encounter, I had teased you with my need for more. Specifically, more storage since I had ditched all those spinning disks. I've been a YouTube Premium subscriber for like ten

Aug 29, 2022

Home Lab Renewal - Pt 1

About two years ago, I purchased myself a pretty sweet deal on Ebay: Dell RX730xd 2 x 2.5Ghz Xeon Gold 128 GB ECC RAM 28 TB RAW 2 x 1oGB Ethernet and

May 11, 2012

Part 5.2 Cluster Aware Patching

One of my particular annoyances and pain points with Windows is patching.  Oh how I hate patching.  It happens at least one Tuesday of every month and while WS8 does improve greatly on

Apr 19, 2012

Part 5.1 - Clustering Fun

I was thinking that I’d just go through each of the technical preview documents, call out the stuff that I thought was cool, break it down into easily readable prose, go in