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Forgot to mention that vSAN is really stringing a bunch of SSDS and NVMe SSDs together of 10 GbE networking to form a RAID across multiple servers, so not really affordable for home labs yet, but some day…

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Intel Core i7 Skull Canyon NUC6i7KYK spec comparison with all current Xeon D-1500 Supermicro SuperServers suited for home labs

Technical details about Intel Optane Memory quietly announced, coming to 7th Gen Core Processors first

Laptop died? Pull that Windows 10 Pro SATA SSD, attach to another UEFI system using a USB 3.0/3.1 adapter, boots like Windows To Go!

How to free up that internal 2.5″ HDD/SSD drive bay in your Dell Precision 5510 laptop

M.2 expansion for your NVMe SSDs – EZDIY adds, Angelbird Wings adds and cools, Amfeltec Squid adds, cools, and quadruples

VMTN reincarnated! EVALExperience is to VMware Professionals what MSDN/TechNet is to Microsoft Professionals.

Install Windows Server 2016 & Hyper-V on a TinkerTry’d Supermicro SuperServer Bundle 2 8-Core Xeon D with built-in Intel RSTe RAID, by Steve Shanks

The Xeon D Supermicro SuperServer “Bundle 2” of joy, a complete home datacenter virtualization solution that really flies

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