Tag: NAS

QNAP TS-451 Initial Startup With Migrated Hard Drives

• September 13, 2014 • Comments (1)
QNAP TS-451 Initial Startup With Migrated Hard Drives

When I did the initial unboxing post of the QNAP TS-451 NAS I wrapped it up by mentioning that I needed to make sure I had compatible hard drives. I previously reviewed the QNAP TS-269L 2-bay NAS using a pair of WD Red 3TB hard drives and I confirmed on the compatibility list that these drives […]

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QNAP TS-451 NAS Unboxing and Introduction

• August 16, 2014 • Comments (3)
QNAP TS-451 NAS Unboxing and Introduction

At CES 2013 Dave visited with the guys in the QNAP booth.  This provided the Home Server Show Podcast the opportunity to review the TS-269L in 2013.  The TS-269L was a 2 bay NAS and was fun to review.  For 2014 QNAP has introduced the QNAP TS-x51 Series and they have sent us a 4 […]

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Average Server Size Please, on Home Server Show 255

• March 12, 2014 • Comments (2)
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

• February 26, 2014 • Comments (1)
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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Drive Extender Replacement – Drive Bender, StableBit, and Storage Spaces on Home Server Show 251

• February 12, 2014 • Comments (0)
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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Setup and install of the Thecus N2310

• February 4, 2014 • Comments (0)
Setup and install of the Thecus N2310

I’m powering up the Thecus N2310 for the first time and will take you step by step on what I experience.  If you missed the unboxing you can catch up with this video. I put a couple of 3TB WD Reds in the 2310 and fired it up.  The instructions included with the unit tell you […]

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CrashPlan vs. Bitcasa on Home Server Show 248

• January 23, 2014 • Comments (1)
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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BYOB Episode 138

• January 5, 2014 • Comments (0)
BYOB Episode 138

We got a great show this week.  Mike Martis could not make it this week but I have the pleasure of being joined by Paul Braren (tinkertry.com), and John Zajdler to close up 2013 and kick start 2014.  It a long show this week so get comfortable as we talk about Essentials 2012, iHomeserver, Synology, […]

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QNAP Qsync Review Part 2 plus myQNAPcloud Service

• January 5, 2014 • Comments (1)
QNAP Qsync Review Part 2 plus myQNAPcloud Service

In the blog post QNAP QTS 4.0 Desktop and Qsync Review I discussed using Qsync to synchronize files between a desktop computer and the QNAP TS-269L NAS located on my LAN. At the end of the post I mentioned that Qsync is able to synchronize files from a PC on an external network using the […]

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QNAP QTS 4.0 Desktop and Qsync Review

• January 3, 2014 • Comments (1)
QNAP QTS 4.0 Desktop and Qsync Review

In the QNAP TS-269L Review and News article I introduced you to the new QTS 4.0 desktop on the NAS.  In this article I am going to show the Desktop in more detail and highlight some of the functions that the desktop provides.  I will also cover one of the applications from QNAP called Qsync […]

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