It's official... We have a new server that will be replacing the current SG web server. We are also moving to a new data center, I'll keep you updated on the progress.

Here are the server specs:

Server box/MoBo: Tyan GT24 1U rackmount (Transport GT24 B2891G24U4H, with TYAN Thunder K8SRE S2891G2NR MoBo, 500W PSU), supports dual Opterons, up to 4 hot-swappable Ultra320 SCSI HDDs, up to 16GB Registered ECC DDR400 RAM, 2 Broadcom Gigabit network ports.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16856152014
http://tyan.com/products/html/gt24b2891_spec.html
CPUs (2 ea.): 2x AMD Dual-core Opterons 270 Italy (2GHz, 1MB L2 cache per core, socket 940).
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103552
http://www.amd.com/us-en/Processors/...6_8804,00.html
RAM (4GB): 4x CORSAIR 1GB 184-Pin DDR SDRAM ECC Registered DDR 400 (model# CM72SD1024RLP-3200)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820145310
http://corsair.com/corsair/products/...2sd1024rlp.pdf
HDDs: 2x Seagate Cheetah 10K.7 - ST373207LC (8MB buffer, new generation drives with background media scan, enhanced ECC, 1,400,000 hrs MTBF), configured in RAID 1.
http://www.zipzoomfly.com/jsp/Produc...uctCode=101576
http://www.seagate.com/cda/products/...84,650,00.html
OS: Fedora Core 6 http://fedora.redhat.com/


The server is already assembled, and I just delivered it to a local Tampa DC today (Powermedium.com). They have multihomed bandwidth, and host most Wikipedia servers, among others. Will ask for some traces when it is up and running, hopefully later today.