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[_] cheap test kit

Matt Hamilton matt at
Fri May 6 07:36:05 BST 2016

If you want some not-quite-so-small-but-still-cheap servers look out for the HP Microserver G8. They can be had for about £160 each without anything in the drive bays (and with a Celeron and 2GB of RAM). They can be expanded… eg. mine at work has a Xeon and 16GB of RAM and 4 x 3TB drives in it.


> On 5 May 2016, at 16:50, Steve Marvell <stevemarvell at> wrote:
> Afternoon Underscoreres
> I'm looking for a couple of cheap CPs and a cheap NAS I can practice Ubunto
> clustering with before I put stuff on machines that I can't touch.
> What's hot in small and cheap these days?
> Steve
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