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Cisco C200M1 CIMC Update Process

by dave on March 29, 2010


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Just a quick note from the field (as it were).  If you’ve been blessed enough to get a Cisco C-series server, there’s a nifty new Cisco Integrated Management Controller (CIMC) release available as of today’s writing.

Version 1.0(1e) was the shipping release as of January 2010.

Version 1.0(2) is the latest point release available as of March 2010.

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Video: Cisco C200 M1 Overview

by dave on January 22, 2010


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I finally received some new servers in the Atmos lab and…well, I thought I’d share with you!!!  These are Cisco C200 M1 servers and they’re loaded out in the following config:

ProcessorsIntel Xeon 5520 (2.27Ghz quad cores w/Hyperthreading)

Memory: 4Gb DDR3 ECC/Registered x 12 for a total of 48Gb memory

NICs: Dual ServerEngines Gigabit Ethernet NICS + dedicated IPMIKVM-over-IP NIC

Enjoy the video!!!!

UPDATE:  YouTube does SD (standard definition) processing first and HD processing second.  if it looks terrible now, just wait and it’ll look better.

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VIDEO: Flickerdown’s Christmas Wishlist

by dave on December 24, 2009


Ok, ok….I know I should actually write stuff out from time to time, but, seriously, the Flip UltraHD makes this waaaay too easy…

In any case, here’s a quick (11 minutes…sorry…) video with my DataCenter wish list….(some of these items have already been answered, but, I’ll let you discover that in some of my postings in early 2010).

Flickerdown.com: Xmas Wishlist from Dave Graham on Vimeo.

Of course, my wishlist is full of cool things like Cisco UCS and C-series servers, Nexus and Arista Networks switching, Qlogic CNAs and switches, Mellanox and Qlogic QDR infiniband switches and clusters, and EMC V-Max, CLARiiON, and Celerra (of course Atmos is implicit) storage systems. What’s on YOUR list?

As I’ve said before, Merry Christmas and may you know PEACE and JOY in the new year!

cheers,

Dave

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Cisco Tech Minute Appearance #3

September 4, 2009

This was filmed Wednesday, September 2nd. Enjoy!

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Cisco Tech Minute Appearance #2

September 2, 2009

Yup, I’m at it again.  This tech minute recording was taken yesterday (September 1) and features the wonderful talents of Chad Sakac and Chris Hoff!  Enjoy!

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