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The NucNucNuc gets XenServered

The NucNucNuc gets XenServered

In this post, I explore putting XenServer on these NUCs. While XenServer is firmly in the "traditional full-blown hypervisor" category, it would be a potential alternative to expensive VMWare licenses. XenServer

The NucNucNuc is born

The NucNucNuc is born

In the next year, I will be forced to replace about $200,000 of aging hardware due to end-of-life. I am not excited about this prospect. My mission in this is to replace

Whiteboxing a 1U - completing the rage

With all the previous problems from this build, it's not surprising that this server continued to torment me. After researching and testing, I determined that my up-and-down power consumption problems were due to

Whiteboxing a 1U

Whiteboxing a 1U

Much like dial, rewind, and hang up, a whitebox is a bit of an antiquated term that's still in use. It's a computer that someone has assembled from parts, instead of buying a