what is the Best server hardware specification CentOS

hello ,

I want to setup local server and i want to install the following :

web server ( Apache / Mysql with phpmyadmin )

there will be about 500 user online

please advice me about what is the best for rack server ( hardware specification )
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Any current server hardware will be fine. Personally I'd use virtualization, for example KVM (which is the Hyper-Visor used and promoted by Red-Hat, which CentOS is based on), or VMware's ESXi 6, of which the basic version is free, then install your server OS's as VM's. Just make sure to have enough RAM.

Use RAID 1 or RAID 10 for your disks. RAID 10 gives you better performance, which could be important for MySQL.
Dan CraciunIT ConsultantCommented:
If the budget is a problem, then a HP Proliant 320e G8 is heavily discounted now, if you can find it.

You can get one with 16GB of RAM, one Xeon E3 1220v3 and 2 SATA hdds for around $1000-$1300, depending on where you live.

Exchange the hdds for 2 enterprise SSDs or 4 SAS drives and you're set.


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asrawahiAuthor Commented:
Thank You
Dan CraciunIT ConsultantCommented:
You're welcome.

Glad I could help!
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