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    Disk layout ZFS new server

    Hi all I am planning a new Proxmox install. I tried to find information on preferred ZFS disk layout. I am thinking about building one ZFS RaidZ2 with 4-6 disks (1tb ssd/each). both running OS and VM's Alternative But would it be better installing Proxmox OS on 2x500 gb ssd RaidZ1 and only...
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    Another OS/VM Partition Question for a new machine

    A few days ago I posted a question regarding my hard drives layout for Proxmox, and now that's pretty much gone out the window. I'm picking up an older server today, so again, will be installing Proxmox (I think I've spend more time installing/setting up machines, than actually letting them do...
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    Nvmes, SSDs, HDDs, Oh My!

    So, I'm trying to plan out a new Proxmox server (or two) using a bunch of spare parts that are lying around. Whether I go with a single or two Proxmox servers (it's deciding whether or not to have an Internal server, for Media, Backups, Git/Jenkins, and a separate External Server for Web, DBs...
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    Proxmox cluster - disk layout for ceph

    Hi, I plan to build my first ceph cluster and have some newbie questions. In the beginning I will start with 5 nodes, and plan to reach 50 nodes. Those nodes quite old (CPU E3,16GB RAM, 2x1Gbps network), so I think to gain the performance in adding more nodes but not upgrading RAM or CPU. I...
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    New Proxmox server - considerations and disk layout

    Hello, Currently I have an old server at home I wish to upgrade. This server is an old i5-2500K, with 16GB of RAM, a 120GB SSD for booting and a Areca RAID controller with a 2x500GB mirror and a 6x2TB Raid 6 volume. Current OS is Windows Server 2016. I use it for the following purposes: -...


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