An introduction to server technology

Posted on Tuesday, Jul 17 2007 @ 09:25 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Want to learn more about servers? Check out this new article over at Mikhailtech:
Perhaps the single largest difference between servers and desktops is in priorities. For power users the focus of their desktop is almost always on performance. More RAM, RAID 0 hard drive arrays, high end graphics accelerators, and overclocking are all attempts to try to push the envelope and get the most performance possible. For a server however, the key above anything else is reliability; the speed of the server doesn’t matter if it’s only up for an hour a day. To this end almost everything in a server is backed up, redundant or simply easy to fix in the event of an issue..


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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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