Category: Podcast

All about Plex on Home Server Show 259

All about Plex on Home Server Show 259

If you have ever considered Plex or want to know more about it this episode is for you.  I’m also giving you a first look at Tablo.  If you are looking at alternative Media Center products listen in!  This is a big media episode.  A lot of TV, Roku, DVD talk that is centered around […]

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Servers, Security, and more on Home Server Show 258

Servers, Security, and more on Home Server Show 258

It’s hard not to talk about security this week with HeartBleed in the news.  Are you safe? Is your home server safe?  I’ll talk with Jim Collison and John Stutsman about it and how to store your passwords as well.  Lastly, I’m using Ooma VOIP service for my home telephone.  What are you paying for […]

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Tablo, DVR+, and Dynamic DNS on Home Server Show 257

Tablo, DVR+, and Dynamic DNS on Home Server Show 257

Remember way back when I did this podcast by myself? Ya, I’m talking episode 1 to about episode 40 something. Well, Jim has the night off and I’m going solo! I’ve got two Media Center replacements in my house and I’ll talk about both.  I also talk a little bit about Dynamic DNS.  I’m opening […]

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SmartThings Home Automation on Home Server Show 256

SmartThings Home Automation on Home Server Show 256

A SmartThings Review on Home Server Show.

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Average Server Size Please, on Home Server Show 255

Average Server Size Please, on Home Server Show 255

We talk about enthusiast sized servers all the time but how about something a little more normal?  John Stutsman, Christopher Courtney, and Chris Kenney all join in to discuss what could possibly be an “average” server.  Well, they listened to me talk about it! I need to let these guys talk more often.  Never fear, […]

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Server 2012 Essentials R2, D-Link, Hard Drives on Home Server Show 254

Server 2012 Essentials R2, D-Link, Hard Drives on Home Server Show 254

This one has a little of everything. I wandered through the hard drive aisle in Fry’s and came out with a Desktop drive but is it what I expected?  I dive back into my Server 2012 Essentials R2 build and what it needs.  I’ll go over the apps running on it and talk to Jim […]

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Move from Windows Home Server 2011 to Server 2012 Essentials R2

Move from Windows Home Server 2011 to Server 2012 Essentials R2

If you have ever thought about running Windows Server 2012 Essentials R2 this is the show for you. Especially if you are on Windows Home Server 2011. I’m talking pro’s and con’s with Jim Collison, Christopher Courtney, and John Zajdler. I got a little long winded about my build but otherwise this is one of […]

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Gen8 Microserver Firmware, Synology, Thecus, QNAP, and Deals on Home Server Show 252

Gen8 Microserver Firmware, Synology, Thecus, QNAP, and Deals on Home Server Show 252

This one has a little of everything.  I’ve got a great panel of guests here to talk Servers, NAS, and everything in between. I’ll fill you in on a Server Essentials 2012 R2 build.  John Stutsman fills us in on some changes that HP has made concerning customers and firmware downloads, Christopher Kenney joins to […]

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Drive Extender Replacement – Drive Bender, StableBit, and Storage Spaces on Home Server Show 251

Drive Extender Replacement - Drive Bender, StableBit, and Storage Spaces on Home Server Show 251

A couple of guys talking storage for Windows Home Server and Essentials.  Are you interested in a Drive Extender type replacement?  That’s the subject on episode 251. John Zajdler and Chris Courtney join to talk Drive Bender, StableBit, and Storage Spaces.    We also take a look at large hard drive prices and go over some […]

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Looking at the Thecus N2310, 6TB Drives, & HP Gen 8 Drive Bracket 250

Looking at the Thecus N2310, 6TB Drives, & HP Gen 8 Drive Bracket 250

It’s episode 250 and it’s full of information for you! John Stutsman joins me to talk about the Thecus N2310 a little bit and we try to figure out what to do with a 6TB hard drive. What would you do with a couple? Do you know how much they cost?  Also, a little more […]

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