After working for more than 40 hours during the weekend, natapos ko na yung hardware upgrade for my home DC/ home theatre system:
4th revision ng home dc project with dual nas (primary/secondary), dual esxi boxes, dual smart switches:
-primary nas is openindiana main vmware datastore; media files storage; haswell xeon 1245v3; 32GB ram; raid0 wd black pools for esxi direct gigabit connection, raid0 green pools for media; dual ibm serveraid cards; quad port intel pro server nic.
-secondary nas is win 2012r2; 'will' be the primary AD; hot site backup of media and esxi virtual machines; haswell refresh xeon 1246v3; 16GB ram; ibm serveraid card; quad port intel pro nic; wd greens in diff raid configs
-esxi1 is networking (untangle and pfsense) and main gaming/htpc virtual machine; ivy xeon 1245v2; 32gb ram; intel pro quad port nic, intel pro nic, realtek on-board nic
-esxi2 will be the application and database layer for the home theatre system; will be running a bunch of win 2012r2 for mysql, plex server, itunes server, etc; haswell xeon 1245v3; 32gb ram; quad port intel pro, dual port intel pro, single port intel pro.
-dual gigabit cisco smart switches sg200-18
Tapos na yung hardware infra, next step will be to configure everything and make them sing in harmony. ETC probably by xmas and I should have activated my technet licenses before expiry.