Monthly Archives: April 2015

Supermicro Hosting Servers

Some pictures of VeeroTech hardware upgrades

We’ve been performing a lot of hardware upgrades over the past few months for our web hosting infrastructure as well as KVM VPS hosting infrastructure. We wanted to post some of our new upgrades & pictures to our blog for our customers to see!

New 3U Supermicro Servers with 16 disk RAID10 arrays, dual E5-2620 v3 processors, DDR4 RAM & Areca RAID including RAM Cache.

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Here’s a few front peeks at our new KVM VPS hypervisor nodes.

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Inside chassis & motherboard – Supermicro X10DRL-i boards with 64-128GB DDR4 RAM & dual E5-2620 v3 hexa core processors.

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Dual Intel Xeon E5-2620 v3

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One of our new servers ready to be racked.

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As we replace many of our older servers, the older servers get transitioned into multiple services – many will go into clusters for development & testing and others will be re-purposed for backup storage. Below are some of our development & testing servers as well as backups.

Cluster of development & testing servers for OpenStack, oVirt & glusterFS – the two 1U servers on the very bottom are production servers, the remaining servers would be for developmental clusters.

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Inside of a re-purposed KVM VPS node which will now serve as backup storage. This server utilizes dual L5420 Intel Xeon processors. At the time of the photo, the server was awaiting a replacement riser card.

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One of our older re-purposed R1Soft storage servers – 2U 8 disk chassis with RAM/CPU on the top, 2nd chassis is a dummy disk-only DAS chassis. This’ll get replaced down the road with a 3U chassis for increased density on our backups for this node.

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While we’re not quite to a 10 gig network yet, all of our servers (hypervisors & backup servers) utilize quad port nics for use on our backup network. This helps speed up the transfer rates for both backups & restores across the network.

WordPress WP-Super Cache vulnerability – update immediately!

An important update has been released for the widely used WP-Super Cache content caching plugin for WordPress. The vulnerability has been found by Sucuri, a security company dedicated to testing web applications for security vulnerabilities.

We strongly recommend updating this plugin immediately if you have it installed on your website. You can do this from your WordPress dashboard by simply navigating to Plugins > Installed Plugins > then locating the Super Cache plugin. You will see the upgrade link within the details of the plugin.