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About Linux server hardware

Linux operating systems respond differently to different hardware, so gathering the proper server hardware that meets your Linux requirements is imperative to continued, uninterrupted performance. Get the latest tips and news on affordable and compatible Linux server hardware for your Linux file and Web servers. This topic also covers building your own hardware, Linux server configuration, Linux blade servers, Linux mainframes and the best practices for setting up a Linux proxy server.