Tag: Home Server

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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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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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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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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What would you change in Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials? Home Server Show 249

What would you change in Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials? Home Server Show 249

I have an awesome group of guys gathered to discuss Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials and how it can be used in a home environment.  We start off by asking what would we change in the product to make it more friendly.  It’s a great show and we left plenty to talk about on a […]

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CrashPlan vs. Bitcasa on Home Server Show 248

CrashPlan vs. Bitcasa on Home Server Show 248

We haven’t talked cloud in a while so Jim and I brought in a guest to help us do a heads up between CrashPlan and BitCasa. We will compare each business model, pricing, and overall feel of each service. I think it’s clear which one we picked but I’ll let you find that out!  Special […]

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Modifying the HP Microserver Gen 8 on Home Server Show 247

Modifying the HP Microserver Gen 8 on Home Server Show 247

Great show today talking about the Gen 8 Microserver and some modifications that Kevin Schoonover has created.  John Stutsman also joins to show the mods live.  This one is a great episode to watch as well. Catch it on YouTube here. Check the links below for the information discussed in this podcast. If you want […]

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A Gift Guide for the Surface Geek and Home Server Guy 244

A Gift Guide for the Surface Geek and Home Server Guy 244

If you asked a Surface Geek what to get someone for Christmas, this is what you would hear!  It’s not just a list of Surface Pros but actually a nice list of stocking stuffers, under $100, under $500, and a list of large gifts.  It starts with a bang and I almost got laughed off of […]

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Post Summit and Giveaway Special Home Server Show 243

Post Summit and Giveaway Special Home Server Show 243

It’s been a while since the last show so Jim and I are back to wrap up our visit to Redmond Washington.  We talk a little bit about that, a brief chat about Surface, and then straight to news, Azure, and Synology.  I’ll then go over a give away that The Geeks Network and Surface […]

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2012 Server Essentials R2 on Home Server Show 236

2012 Server Essentials R2 on Home Server Show 236

We’re talking Essentials R2 tonight with a large panel of folks.  John Zajdler is back with Christopher Courtney with him.  That’s Drashna in the forums by the way.  We cover Windows 8.1 issues, Essentials R2 issues and come back to the topic of whether or not Essentials is right for the home.  Enjoy and see […]

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