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So, here's the breakdown:

 

Server: (gone!)

NetFrame NF450 SuperServer

  • Intel 80486DX2/66 MHz main CPU
  • 128 MB RAM
  • MPSA architecture -- only OS runs on main CPU; I/O occurs on IOP modules, each with their own 386SX subprocessor
  • IOP modules:
    • 4 x 10 MB Ethernet / Dual Fast-Wide Differential SCSI
    • 2 x FDDI
  • 10 x 2 GB Fast-Wide Differential SCSI hard drives
  • 1 x 4mm DAT tape array, 8 drives, 2 Fast-Narrow SCSI busses
  • OS: Novell Netware 4.10

              

(hard to tell from the picture, but this thing is about four feet tall, and weighs about 175 pounds...) Click the picture on the right for details on the MPSA architecture, which explains why a 486 is adequate for the task)

Primary Workstation:

Home-built Desktop

  • Asus Striker Extreme mobo
  • Core 2 Processor
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 500 GB 1.5 TB disk space, set up as stripe sets
  • EVGA GeForce 8600 GTS video
  • 19" Acer LCD widescreen
  • OS: Windows XP SP2

 

Primary Laptop:

Lenovo Y510

  • Core 2 Processor
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 160 GB disk space
  • OS: Windows Vista Home Premium SP1

Primary Second Workstation:

Dell Dimension 4100 Desktop

  • Intel Pentium III 866 MHz
  • 512 1024 MB PC-133 SDRAM
  • Promise FastTrack 100TX IDE RAID
  • 2 x 80 GB Western Digital 7200 RPM (set up as a 160 GB stripe set)
  • 21" HP A4033A monitor 17" Acer LCD monitor
  • 64 MB nVidia GeForce2 Ultra 4x AGP video card with DVI
  • 12x DVD-ROM (NEC)
  • 32x/10x/40x CD-RW (LG)
  • Soundblaster Live! 512V
  • OS: Windows XP Pro SP1, build 2600 (soon to be Ubuntu)

Tertiary Workstation:

Dell OptiPlex GXa Mini-tower

  • Intel Pentium II 266 MHz
  • 128 MB PC-133 SDRAM
  • 8 GB Fujitsu hard drive
  • Promise ATA-100 adapter
  • 80 GB 7200 RPM WD Caviar hard drive
    60 GB 5400 RPM WD Caviar hard drive
     (used for backups and such)
  • 19" Dell M991 monitor access via Terminal Services
  • 4 MB Matrox Mystique PCI video card
  • 24x CD-ROM
  • Soundblaster Live! on-board
  • Adaptec AHA-1540 SCSI card
  • HP 4mm DAT drive
  • OS: Windows XP Pro SP1, build 2600

 

Internet services provided by Xplornet Wireless - Internet everywhere! Firewall is a Buffalo WHR-HP-G54 running DD-WRT firmware.

Lots of other stuff, too... UPS, other PC's, printers, Ethernet hubs & cabling & NICs, etc. etc. etc.

And software! Lots of software! (here's a sample of frequently-used applications)

  • Driver's Daily Log (on the laptop, in the truck)
  • Office 2003 with FrontPage
  • ZoneAlarm Pro (not any more -- bloatware!!) (although I'd like to have a good app for controlling outbound network access)
  • WetSock
  • SocketWatch
  • MoonPhase
  • SpaceTracker
  • Norton Antivirus 2002 (replaced with Avast! Antivirus) (and Spamato for email)
  • DNS2Go (DD-WRT provides functionality)
  • 1stClock
  • VMWare (now use Sun VirtualBox)
    • multiple Linux virtual machines: Ubuntu, Suse, Mandriva, Fedora
    • XP
    • DOS
  • Easy CD Creator 5.3 Platinum (ImgBurn works better, and is free!)
  • FireFox and Thunderbird
  • NewsBin for NNTP access
  • HostsMan
  • μTorrent
  • GetRight Pro
  • Yahoo! Widgets (especially Sirius Tuner, TVNavigator, Radar Widget, Informer)
  • Synergy (control multiple computers w/ monitors from one console -- Windows / Linux / OS X!
  • and much, much more!