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Cheap ESXI Server list

Discussion in 'Virtual Computing' started by dales, Oct 14, 2008.

  1. dales

    dales Gigabyte Poster

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    Seeing as zeb snapped up some cheap ml115's recently I wonder if any of you lot have noticed some cheap servers that would do the job with esxi.

    I'll start off the list with the following but if you spot a bargin stick it here and we can all be the wiser!

    dell poweredge sc440 rough cost £179 ex vat (beware of dell shipping cost £60)
    fujitsu-siemens econel 100 139.99 ex vat (misco)
     
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    Just thought i'd let you know of a purchase I made this week. I splashed out and bought myself a dell poweredge sc440. I bought the server with pretty much the bog standard spec, no SAS controller just normal SATA 1gig of memory and a 2.1 dual core xeon processor. Total cost was about £250 quid.

    I know that a 1 gig isnt much memory but I'd thought I'd prove that it works before splashing out on more. I'm pleased to say that vmware ESXI works a treat on it without any fiddling around, you dont need any fancy SAS controllers or posh network cards it all works straight out of the box.
     
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  3. Sparky
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  4. dales

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    fraid you might be out of luck with that I contacted dell about the t105 (we're a dell workstation and server outfit so I've got an account manager), they said that the t105 is not compatible with vmware at all. But you never know worth a try!
     
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    Ack well, I *think* they can run Hyper-V but Im not 100% sure.They are still sitting in the Dell boxes just now and I havent really looked into the specs in great detail.

    At least they can run Server 2008 for testing. 8)
     
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