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A Server Buzzing with Activity's

All that disk space . . .

So now we have 8 SATA connectors, what to do with them . . . . The M2, the on-board SSD, is mainly used for the OS and the OS related installs like docker. Then we have a separate disk used to store the docker Volumes (local persist), that helped us to recover fast, like…
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The Upgrade – The Details

Apart from the struggles described in the last post, which were interesting to say the least, there are also the pictures of what the server looks like and what makes it tick. First the case. This is from Fractal. I used to be a cooler master fan, and they are still good case, don’t get…
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The upgrade… 🔺💽

The moment you begin to struggle with the amount of storage you currently have. We ran into this issue. We have such a vast amount of docker containers and backup systems, we started to run out of space on our server. So naturally we started looking into new drives. For us this wasn’t a hard…
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Server running Docker and now what . . .

So now you have a server with docker running and still a terminal screen. Where are the graphics? Well, you should absolutely start with this: https://hub.docker.com/search?q=portainer&type=image This is Portainer, an absolute must if you want to keep track of your Docker environment. It is a GUI en also a Docker Container. Here you can manage…
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So I have a running Server, now what?

Ok, so now you have a server running, you can login, and are presented with a nice terminal screen. The question is, and we assume you thought about this, are you going to run a website, a game server, something else, or even all of it. The big mistake we made was that we started…
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The Server

Basically, you can use any old computer, so maybe you have one laying around somewhere. This is ideal if you are not sure yet you about the server idea. The hardware we have is more than enough for the things we want to do, but do not invest if you are not sure Another thing…
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The Beginning . . .

About a year ago, my son and I decided to build our own server. Having build a game pc before, we were confident we could pull this off also. My son is about to start his education in IT, so that was another compelling reason. In the following blogs we will describe the journey we…
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