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Building a 32 thread workstation for under $750

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Why am I doing this and what did I get myself into? I have an extremely loud HP 1U server with 2 Xeon X5650 processors (6C 12 Threads each – 24 total Cores). It is so loud that I have it way down in my basement powered off and when I need to use it, […]

Linux Challenge – Enterprise Developer Workloads and Switching to Linux from MacOS X

Linux Challenge – Enterprise Developer Workloads and Switching to Linux from MacOS X

Lately my desktop operating system has been letting me down. I’m an Enterprise Java developer and my computer is what puts food on the table. For the past 10 years my weapon of choice has been MacOS on MacBook Pros. I typically buy these myself as a “company box” usually won’t cut it. The Mac […]