Category: Tech

R610 server rails

HomeLab: Finally I can mount servers! Later.

Recently I’ve been stressing about not being able to mount servers anytime soon, due to the crazy prices rails cost in Australia… Things weren’t looking good. However, after visiting Reddit and posting up an ad

HomeLab: Christmas break plans + new parts

Two more days of work, then my Christmas break begins. I Originally booked my annual leave with the intention of going to Japan this weekend. However,  my girlfriend advised there is no chance our daughter

6 host prod cluster

HomeLab: Hardware – PT 3 – Building the vSan cluster

Last night I directed my attention to building the vSan cluster, which would be used as a test lab/slight prod VDI setup. However, prior to closely inspecting the vSan host licence provided by VMUG Advantage,

New prod cluster

HomeLab: Hardware – PT 2 – Building prod cluster

With another weekend of stinking hot horrible weather, I decided I would build the prod cluster. Now being the proud owner of a total of 11 Dell R610’s,  I decided that my prod cluster should be

All the new R610's

HomeLab: Hardware Milestone 2 – More New Servers…

A week or so ago after reading over the vSan best practices Guide, I decided it would be best to look out for more new Servers. Afterall, is there any point having a vSan cluster if you