Discussion in 'OT Technology' started by Mycophiles, Jan 1, 2009.
I'm thinking 1 gig is more than enough. Am I right?
What will this server be serving, and what OS will it be running?
i have 2 gigs in my server. it just streams some video, seeds torrents, rips some drm off of tivo files. ram is so cheap, might as well max it out
Don't servers have like 64 gigs of ram and 4 or 8 processors?
for a home file server, 1 GB is enough
Only if they run Vista, thats the minimum requirement.
so yeah, it all depends on the OS and what you plan on doing with it. you could build a linux server with less than 2Gb of memory if you shut off unnecessary stuff.
windows 2008 server (vista) runs fine on 1gb with active directory and file services for 10-20 users.
If you are just using it at home for your family you will never notice any problems.
You don't have to shut anything off for a Linux server with 2GB of memory.
I run a 3 x 3.0GHz Xeon setup and it only has 1GB of RAM.
WHS is what I'll be using. It will stream movies to 3 computers and do daily backups.