Hi all,

lately I had several people ask about my Lab. Well its small and extremely transportable. It packs down into a standard cabin sized carry-on suitcase.

 

ComponentUsed
CassyShuttle SZ170R8, Barebone (max 64GB, Size:  216 x 198 x 332 mm)
CPUIntel Core i7-6700K 4000 1151 TRAY (4Ghz)
Memory2x Crucial SO-DIMM 32GB DDR4-2133 Kit (D432GB 2133-15 K2 CRU)
Hard Disks

Samsung MZ-75E1T0B 1 TB, Solid State Drive

Western Digital WD4002FFWX 4 TB

Additional Network (optional)Intel® PRO/1000 PT Dual Port Server Adapter
Network Switch (optional)Netgear GS108T-200GES (8ports, VLAN)
Bridge (optional)ASUS RT-N12
OSESXi 6.0
Cost(April 2016, Germany) ~ 1.600 EUR

 

The Lab is pretty fast (due to the 4GHz) and I'm running on it: vCenter Appliance, a AD,DHCP,DNS,DB,Email Windows 2008R2 as well as NSX, VRA (7.2), vROPS (6.4)