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Bug #5542: Move hub to datacenter colocation

select, purchase and set-up server for octoi hub colocation

Added by laforge 24 days ago. Updated 2 days ago.

Status:
In Progress
Priority:
High
Assignee:
Category:
-
Target version:
-
Start date:
07/22/2022
Due date:
% Done:

0%


Checklist

  • purchase
  • OS installation
  • VM with SRV-IO like DIVO
  • install 2x TE820
  • build + install timing cable
  • test timing cable
Actions #1

Updated by laforge 5 days ago

  • Priority changed from Normal to High
Actions #2

Updated by laforge 4 days ago

  • Status changed from New to In Progress
  • % Done changed from 0 to 20

currently discussing the specs with the supplier. Will likely be a 2U machine with lots of CPU (16core EPYC) and 4x full-height PCIe slots (for TE820 or the like).

RAM / SSD I'd go for rather "minimal" config (in terms of an EYPC server, 64GB / 1TB) for now, can always be upgraded later if we should have need.

The point of the "lots of CPU" is to accomodate the un-optimized processing of many virtual E1 lines.

Actions #3

Updated by laforge 4 days ago

Ok, specs are rather settled: AMD EPYC 7313P, Supermicro H12SSW-iN, 64 GB ECC DDR4-3200, 1TB NVMe

Actions #4

Updated by laforge 2 days ago

  • Checklist item purchase added
  • Checklist item OS installation added
  • Checklist item VM with SRV-IO like DIVO added
  • Checklist item install 2x TE820 added
  • Checklist item build + install timing cable added
  • Checklist item test timing cable added
  • % Done changed from 20 to 0

server should arrive August 24th/25th and can subsequently be installed/configured.

I've also ordered IDC connectors + ribbon cables for both legacy + differential timing ports of the TE820 cards.

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