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About HPE ProLiant MicroServer Gen10 Plus

HPE MicroServer Gen10 Plus server

News about HPE ProLiant MicroServer Gen 10 Plus:

HPE ProLiant MicroServer Gen 10 plus seems to be a better option in very many cases, even if it is an older model.

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If you are curious about similar models, you should review Supermicro SuperServer 5028D-TN4T (https://tinkertry.com/superservers) alternatively build your home lab with the SuperMicro E200-8D (SYS-E200-8D) / SuperMicro E300-8D (SYS-E300-8D) or and Intel NUC series. Read more about Supermicro vs Intel-NUC.

About HPE ProLiant MicroServer Gen 10

News about HPE ProLiant MicroServer Gen 10:

HPE ProLiant MicroServer Gen 8 seems to be a better option in many cases, even if it is an older model. Compared to the HPE ProLiant MicroServer Gen 10, it is not as tempting to jump on the new generation, which many would probably have looked forward to.

+ Support for 32GB RAM
+ Mediabay instead of optical reader or SSD
+ Dual Display ports and graphics circuit (GPU) with 4K support
+ Two PCI slots *
+ USB 3.0 also in front

– No iLO
– Inferior processor and which does not seem to be replaceable
– Much higher price tag
– No internal Micro-SD or USB
– * PCIe x8 and a PCIe x4 running x1
– Marvel storage controls (no possibility of future FBWC)
– Broadcom network controllers
– Total fewer USB ports
– Requires HPE Customized VMware ESXi image with drivers

If you are curious about similar models, you should review Supermicro SuperServer 5028D-TN4T (https://tinkertry.com/superservers) alternatively build your home lab with the SuperMicro E200-8D (SYS-E200-8D) / SuperMicro E300-8D (SYS-E300-8D) or the Intel NUC series. Read more about Supermicro vs Intel-NUC.

How to create your own DNS lab environment – Part I

We are proud to present the launch of our new book “How to create your own DNS lab environment – Part I”.

Hope that the book will inspire increased knowledge about DNS and how to build a fairly isolated lab environment.
The book is intended for those who want to build their own virtual lab environment, learn to understand how DNS works.

NOTE! An updated version is available with some minor adjustments.

About HPE ProLiant MicroServer Gen8

HPE ProLiant MicroServer Gen8 Left facing

More pictures and specifications

Buylist (Dustin Home in Sverige):

  • 1 pcs, HP PROLIANT MICROSERVER GEN8 G1610T CELERON 2.3-2MB 2GB/0GB
  • 2 pcs, HP 8GB (1X8GB) PC3-12800R-11 1600MHZ UDIMM
    http://www.dustinhome.se/product/5010657929/hp-8gb-1x8gb-pc3-12800r-11-1600mhz-udimm/
  • 1 pcs, SANDISK MICROSDHC EXTREME PRO UHS-1 – 8 GB
    http://www.dustinhome.se/product/5010668142/sandisk-microsdhc-extreme-pro-uhs-1-8-gb/
  • 4 pcs, WD RED 3.5″ 3TB SOHO NAS SATA/600 64MB
    http://www.dustinhome.se/product/5010642993/wd-red-3-5-3tb-soho-nas-sata-600-64mb/