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Who Is The Art Of Server

I am a server enthusiast. I want to show you all the incredible things you can do with servers.

In my early years, I was passionate about mathematics and high energy physics, but always tinkered with computing. My first programming language was BASIC on a SHARP pocket computer where I wrote a tiny turn-based RPG. While still in academia, I taught myself C and C++ and started using Linux based on a suggestion by one of my physics professors. This had the unintended consequence of redirecting my passions towards open source software and information technology and I left academia to pursue it.

I spent many years working in information security, which gave me the opportunity to broaden my passions to many operating systems, software development, databases, storage technologies, appliance design, data center operations, and cloud computing. Throughout my technical career, I've always pursued every computing challenge with passion and out of the box thinking. I even had the opportunity to pioneer some technologies before the industry had a buzzword for them. Work was always a passion and it extended to my personal life.

I've operated a rack of servers at home for almost 20 years. In that time, I've had a variety of systems, from Sun Microsystems/SPARC, DEC/Alpha, SGI, HP-UX/PA-RISC, NEC/MIPS, and many varieties of x86 servers. Along the way, I shared my passion with friends and strangers, but it was usually a small community. However, in recent years, the popularization of the homelab hobby has expanded this community. I then found that my knowledge and art was useful to this community, and I started the Art of Server eBay store, selling pre-flashed IT mode HBA SAS controllers. I then started the Art of Server YouTube channel to share my art and answer questions from my eBay customers.

What I Do

I sell sexy server components in my eBay store and make awesome videos on YouTube.

I share my passion for servers by providing server components at my eBay store and making videos about servers.

YouTube channel

I started my YouTube channel to answer the many questions I got on eBay from people who were building their own servers. I've since expanded the topics to discuss many awesome things you can do with servers, as well as discoveries I've made in LSI controller firmware flashing.

Go to my YouTube channel

eBay store

I started my eBay store to sell LSI SAS controllers pre-flashed with LSI IT mode firmware. I've since expanded my product selection with many other server components. Now, my store has the greatest selection of HBA SAS controllers on eBay. Even if you don't need anything from my store right now, you should check it out for the sexiest photos of server components on eBay!

Go to my eBay store

Featured Works

These are some of my recent projects and discoveries I want to share with you.

What Other Server Enthusiasts Are Saying.

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