A place to list needed orders as we think of them, sort by supplier

Items for RAID testing

Item Quantity Cost Each Part # Comment
Supermicro X9SRH-7TF 2 $500 ? Has 2x 10GBe onboard (Intel x540), has 8x SATA raid onboard (LSI 2308)
Intel Xeon E5-2620 v2 2 $500 ?
ECC RAM 2 Sets ? ?
Rosewill RSV-L4500 Server Case 2 $100 ? For Repo1 Replacement
SSDs 4 ? ? To max out SB9 Cache
HDDs 8 ? ? For Repo 1 Replacement
Dual port Intel Gbe card 2 ? ? For extra gigabit interfaces
Below are Optional Upgrades
LSI 9207-8i ? ? ? (if we need more than 8 drives) MB supports up to 2 cards.
40Gbe card 1 $623 ? to max out repo replacement (Mellanox driver module is mlx4_en)
Motherboard Port PCIe Lanes Theoretical Max bus speed Usage
LSI 2308 Raid 8x sata 6Gb/s 8x gen 3 8GB/s Fast disks
X16 16x gen3 16GB/s Extra raid controller or 40Gbe card
X8 8x gen3 8GB/s Extra raid controller or 40GBe card
X4 4x gen2 2GB/s Dual port gbe card

Lind Electronics

Kycon KPPX-4P Connector, Non-Fused, 36-Inch Cable Length, 4C-20 AWG, RoHS Compliant

$15 each, premade connectors for x310 power.

Model: CBLOP-F00331

Items for cable management

panduit CMPHH2

BlackBox 1u 4" cable manager



For Server Room renovation
description quantity cost Mfg. Part CDW Part UNSPSC
ATEN stacking cable - 2 ft 2L1700 304251 26121604
ATEN 16-Port KVM switch supporting USB, PS/2 and Virtual Media connections CS1716A 1598430 43211604
Panduit MINI-COM Modular Faceplate - patch panel CPP12WBL 368392 43223309
Panduit MINI-COM patch panel wall mount bracket WB89D 192085 56112005
Black Box Rackmount Ring Bracket - rack cable management ring - 2U RMB032 2634925 39131709
New Orders
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hooks for holding up coax in network room 3 $6.45 1730A93
Replacement Heat Gun 1 $100.87 3414K11


Wanted Convenience Tools
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Lee Valley

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Bit Driver 1 $11.90 88K18.52
Bit Set 1 $12.50 17K02.05


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Ettus PCIE adaptor 1 $700 number


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6 inch velcro cable tie blue 50pc 5 $5.49 6459


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Reference Books

No Starch Press

TCP/IP Guide

Book of JavaScript, 2nd Edition


Wicked Cool Ruby Scripts

Book of Ruby

Wicked Cool Shell Scripts

Cisco Routers for the Desperate, 2nd Edition

Some books from the Intel Recommended Reading List

Code Complete, Second Edition Steve McConnell Microsoft Press 0735619670

Beyond BIOS: Developing with the Unified Extensible Firmware, 2nd Edition Vincent Zimmer, Michael Rothman, Suresh Marisetty Intel Press 9781934053294

Harnessing the UEFI Shell Michael Rothman, Tim Lewis, Vincent Zimmer, Robert Hale Intel Press 9781934053140

Breaking Through the BIOS Barrier: The Definitive BIOS Optimization Guide for PCs Adrian Wong Prentice Hall 9780131455368


Essential Linux Device Drivers Sreekrishnan Venkateswaran Prentice Hall 9780132396554


Advanced Wireless Networks: Cognitive, Cooperative & Opportunistic 4G Technology 2nd Edition Savo Glisic, Beatriz Lorenzo Wiley 9780470742501

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