Comparing Dell PowerEdge 13th and 14th Generation Rack and Tower Servers

Dell’s PowerEdge Server line finds use in a broad variety of applications. Cost-effective and configurable, these Racks, Towers, and Blades power many bootstrapped business solutions, such as file sharing, corporate software services, and organizational databases.

Although the PowerEdge brand is well-established after two decades of existence, it is still relevant in 2019. What’s more, the blogosphere rumbles with the sound of an ongoing debate over a seemingly simple question — Which Dell PowerEdge Servers are best?

Today, we will try to remedy that. Exclusively for your reading pleasure, we’ll compare two successive versions of T-type (form factor) PowerEdge Servers to Read more…

The Ultimate Dell PowerEdge R740xd Server vs. the Dell PowerEdge R730xd Server Comparison Guide

Dell’s PowerEdge Rack Servers have proven themselves capable of providing both small and large businesses with the power and versatility needed to support mission-critical applications. The Dell PowerEdge R730xd Server was a significant step up from the Dell PowerEdge R720xd Server, featuring expandable memory of up to 3TB. It could handle heavy workloads for e-commerce businesses, data warehouses, and other data-heavy environments.

Pushing for Continued Innovation

Even as they introduced the powerful R730xd Server in 2014, Dell was hard at work on its next version, the Dell PowerEdge R740xd Server. It made a big splash release, featuring even Read more…

Rack Servers vs. Tower Servers: The Pros and Cons of Each

Choosing the right servers for your data center is essential if you are going to have consistent support for your company’s IT infrastructure needs. Should you go with rack or tower servers? What are the advantages and disadvantages of each? You should learn as much as possible about each type of server before making a substantial investment in either or both. Those differences matter whether you are more interested in buying Dell Servers or HP Servers.

Rack Servers

Rack Servers get their name from the type of cabinet, used to store them, called a rack. Read more…

RAID Calculator – How Does RAID 5 Work?

 

Want to create a RAID but not sure on where to start? You can use our RAID Calculator to figure out the size and quantity of hard drives you’ll need. Read below to get a better idea about why its important.

Hard drives have the chance to fail up to 5.1% per year, and older servers can fail up to a high 18% per year.

When working on a server with multiple hard drives a failure can mean that you’re waiting a long time for backed up data to be restored.

This can seriously cut Read more…