Third Party Hard Drive for HP Proliant DL185 G5

This document applies directly to the Hewlett Packard Proliant DL185 G5 server.  I have tested this with the twelve front bay configuration and will test shortly with the rear-facing drive configuration as well.  [Edit – Tested with fourteen drive configuration and it checked out just fine.] When buying a hot-swap SAS or SATA 3.5″ hard […]

Accessing HP Integrity MP for Newbies ^Ecf

So you’ve bought/inherited/stolen a hot HP Integrity server… now what do you do?  For those not up on their EPIC systems, the HP Integrity line is Hewlett-Packard’s Intel Itanium 2-based server line running the EPIC IA64 architecture.  These are seriously high-end servers and not to be taken lightly. So you acquire one.  The first thing […]

Third Party Hard Drive for HP Proliant DL385 G5

This document applies directly to the Hewlett Packard Proliant DL385 G2 and DL385 G5 servers which share a physical chassis.  To the best of my knowledge, this will also apply to the DL585 G2 and DL585 G5 which should share an eight bay drive cage with their 3xx series cousins.  I also believe that this […]

November 7, 2007: Still Learning the Trains

It is Wednesday and that means that I am working out in Warren today. Today was my first attempt at going from Newark to Summit via the NJ Transit line that stops at the Newark Broad Street Station. I actually managed to get onto the wrong train this morning but they were nice enough to […]