"SuperMicro vs Intel NUC" by Tai Ratcliff, featuring Xeon D inside!

Posted by Paul Braren on Apr 15 2017 in
  • Virtualization
  • ESXi
  • HomeLab
  • The more of us out there using ESXi 6.5 on Xeon D, the better! See also William Lam's Project USB to SDDC – Part 1 and Part 2.

    Xeon D's M.2 NVMe, IPMI, 4 NICs (2 of them 10GbE!), and 128GB of RAM certainly makes for some interesting possibilities. More of my thoughts to come. Meanwhile, consider reading all of Tai's great new article:

    • SuperMicro vs Intel NUC
      Apr 01 2017 by Tai Ratcliff at lab-rat.com.au

      My previous home labs have generally been made up of used enterprise servers that can be picked up cheaply. These used servers are loud, power hungry and heavy. My goal was to firstly consume less power and secondly make my lab somewhat portable.

    See also at TinkerTry