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Drive Performance in my HP ProLiant Gen8 MicroServer

By: John Stutsman   Not long ago I installed Windows Server Technical Preview (“WSTP” or “Server10”) on my HP ProLiant Gen8 MicroServer (i.e. Machine) and set it up so that I could do some testing of Hyper-V machines.  As I was setting my Gen8 up I measured the performance of my logical drives using HDTune, […]

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Category: Blog, Hard Drives, HP Microserver, RAID, SSD, Windows Home Server

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CES Wrapup on Home Server Show 275

We’re wrapping up what we saw at CES as well as a ton of news.  Lot’s to chat about. QNAP, Synology, more Cloud, and Ubi.  Also, check out my coverage of CES on aNewDomain.net as well as the other great CES coverage there. Episode Sponsor: Amazon Trade In This podcast is a member of The Geeks Network. […]

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BitDefender unveils hardware and more from CES 2015

BitDefender has pulled a fast one on me that I wasn’t expecting. They have announced, “Box.”  It’s a security solution for your home network that plugs in after your router.  With this new explosion of connected devices on your home network this is a great idea.  Move the security to the edge instead of at […]

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Synology Live at CES 2015

Join me on Tuesday, January 6th at 10:30 AM Pacific time to hear and see anything new that is happening with Synology. This will be LIVE Event.  

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Synology announces BeyondCloud at CES 2015

Synology always has something for us when CES rolls around each January.  This year it’s not a DSM upgrade or a new @ioSafe fireproof NAS.   This year Synology is announcing a new package called BeyondCloud.  Read on for more details and the press release from Synology. I’ll get my hands on this new system today […]

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CES 2015

CES 2015 is around the corner. Well, it starts Sunday morning for me.  Keep on the look out for posts and tweets.  I won’t be as active as the major news outlets but I’ll have some stuff for you. Join me on Sunday night 6PM Pacific.  That’s 9 for East Coasters and 8PM for Central […]

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Home Server Show Episode 274 Take 2

The last podcast had some audio issues that slipped by me.  I listened to a snippet prior to publishing and I just didn’t catch it.  My apologies for the dual episodes.  This one is different though.  I left on the post show comments and antics on this audio.  Jim and I talk about anything and […]

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Replacing CrashPlan with OneDrive on Home Server Show 274

We’re talking crazy. Should you consider replacing your CrashPlan backup with OneDrive? Listen and help finish the conversation in the HSS Forums. I’ve got a ton of news items, new cloud services, Microsoft Band, portable batteries and streamers. Whew! This podcast is a member of The Geeks Network.  Check out other great podcasts and forums there. […]

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What I Use on Home Server Show 273

You know those blog posts that detail all the hardware the guy has in his house?  That’s what I’m doing except it’s in audio format.  It also turned out to be more personal than I originally had planned.  I talked a little about myself and how I got into computing. We can finish the conversation […]

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Green Drives and NAS News on Home Server Show 272

Should you run Green Drives in your NAS? Tons of NAS news and something new to share with you on Synology that I think you will like. This podcast is a member of The Geeks Network.  Check out other great podcasts and forums there. If you want to support this podcast please shop via our affiliate […]

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