Tag: Review

Setup and install of the Thecus N2310

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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QNAP Qsync Review Part 2 plus myQNAPcloud Service

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

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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QNAP TS-269L Review and News

QNAP TS-269L Review and News

Earlier this year the Home Server Show podcast received a QNAP TS-269L NAS to review and share our experience with our listeners and readers. The initial contact with QNAP started at CES 2013 when Dave visited the QNAP booth and talked to them about their line of network attached storage (NAS) devices. A few months […]

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Performance of a Storage Space Pool in Windows Server 2012 Essentials R2 Preview – Part 2

Performance of a Storage Space Pool in Windows Server 2012 Essentials R2 Preview – Part 2

By: John Stutsman Figure 1 — HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer Running Windows Server 2012 Essentials R2 Preview used in this Test   In the previous paper Storage Spaces Performance in Windows Server 2012 Essentials on a HP N40L ProLiant MicroServer I ran performance tests on a number of Virtual Disks in Storage Spaces in Windows […]

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BYOB Episode 130

BYOB Episode 130

We have a bunch of topics to cover tonight.  We  talk about some RAID 0, Essentials upgrade, update on the Nexus 7, Untangle, and memory timings as well as spend a few minutes discussing our thoughts on the retirement of Steve Ballmer.  Home you enjoy the show and as always we look forward to your […]

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Creating and Measuring the Performance of a Storage Space Pool in Windows Server 2012 Essentials R2 Preview

Creating and Measuring the Performance of a Storage Space Pool in Windows Server 2012 Essentials R2 Preview

By: John Stutsman Figure 1 — HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer Running Windows Server 2012 Essentials R2 Preview used in this Test   In the Video, Creating A Storage Space Pool in Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials Preview, I show how to create a pool with three relatively small hard drive. From that pool I show how to […]

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Successful install: Windows Server 2012 Essentials R2 Preview onto HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer

Successful install: Windows Server 2012 Essentials R2 Preview onto HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer

By: John Stutsman I finally got Windows Server 2012 Essentials R2 Preview to install successfully onto an HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer after disabling the on-board NIC and using Intel NIC add-on cards. Read about it in the thread: Anyone Successfully install Server 2012 R2 Essentials on a MicroServer? Many thanks to DieHard who got this […]

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New MicroServer: Where to Start

New MicroServer: Where to Start

By: John Stutsman   When Dave “joined the club” of new HP ProLiant N54L G7 MicroServer owners he went to the HSS Forums, as many have done, to ask: How much RAM is in it? Can I upgrade it? Should I flash the BIOS? It is not necessary to drop a lot of cash to […]

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Bizarre Storage Spaces Behavior in Windows Server 2012 Essentials R2 Preview

Bizarre Storage Spaces Behavior in Windows Server 2012 Essentials R2 Preview

By: John Stutsman Figure 1 — Storage Spaces in a Nutshell   There was an interesting issue posted in the forums about some bizarre behavior a user was experiencing when trying to replace a HDD in his Storage Spaces Pool in Windows Server 2012 Essentials R2 Preview. I had experience with a test setup of […]

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