Questions tagged [hardware]

This tag is for questions about the hardware the Stack Exchange software uses to either build or run their software. Do not use this tag for questions about other hardware.

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Where should I ask question about server hardware?

I plan to convert a rewamped desktop into a small server for professional use and would check if the existing hardware will be enough for the intended use. Having several candidate machines, I need ...
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I don't know if a question about computer appliances belongs in Super User stack

I have a question about possibilities of appliances using thunderbolt enabled USB-C ports and if they have the capability of powering a device and video on the same port. I won't into the specifics ...
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Where to post - Hardware assembly

Where can I ask Questions where I need help in assembling hardware, and recommendations for what to buy? My question is - Hi everyone, I was just wondering if it is possible to make a ...
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Where can I ask for hardware requirements for programming? [duplicate]

I need to buy a new pc for web programming. This will involve local servers, database servers, etc. And programming frameworks. Is there somewhere I can ask about hardware specifications for this? ...
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Question about a site of flash memory performance

Where should I ask a question about where to find (site) performance data from flash NAND memory? I used some apps from Google Play ("Disk Speed / Performance Test" and "A1 SD Bench") to get some ...
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How does Stack Exchange destroy hard drives?

I know that SE uses hard drives for it's storage, and I also know that they do an upgrade review often (2 years I think). When they do decide to change the hard drives, how are they destroyed / dealt ...
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IIS configuration (memory and process) on the StackExchange servers

In regards to the IIS configuration of the Stack Exchange servers, is IIS running as a 32 bit or 64 bit process? I'm assuming the web servers are running 64bit Server 2008. Since Stack Overflow is ...
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What is your feedback/experience with the new Stack Overflow setup?

It has been one month now that the new hardware for Stack Overflow database is up and running. (New Hardware for Stack Overflow Database) This setup is a really interesting case (SSD in RAID for a ...
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How does Stack Overflow scale?

How does Stack Overflow scale without any failures? What is its hardware configuration?
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what is the UI for the stackoverflow built on? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What were Stack Overflow, Server Fault and Super User built with? I was really impressed with the ui of this site.. I wanted to know what techonologies are used to build a UI ...
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Software and hardware technologies used for Stack Overflow [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What were Stack Overflow, Server Fault and Super User built with? Hi, folks What technologies are used by stackoverflow.com? What DB is actually handling queries, how much ...
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What is Stackoverflow's resiliency/availability story?

How resilient is Stackoverflow to outages? Is there an automatic failover process? The Stackoverflow websites were down for maintenance for 2 hours yesterday (5pm to 7pm PST on a Saturday). Here'...
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Electrical engineering version of Stack Overflow [duplicate]

I think we need another incarnation of Stack Overflow for electrical engineering questions. I just answered this question on Stack Overflow which probably should have been marked as Not ...
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What to do with hardware questions on Stack Overflow? [closed]

Does a question about logic gates and chip design belong on Stack Overflow? It's "not-programming-related", but it sort of is... It wouldn't really belong on any other Stack Overflow ...