Tag: SSD

Installing WHS2011 on the HP ProLiant Gen8 MicroServer using the B120i and P222

Installing WHS2011 on the HP ProLiant Gen8 MicroServer using the B120i and P222

By: JohnStutsman Figure 1 – Preparing my Gen8 MicroServer for Installation of WHS2011   Recently, I loaded MicroSoft Windows Home Server 2011(“WHS2011”) onto my HP ProLiant Gen8 MicroServer using the HP Smart Array B120i RAID Controller and P222/512 FBWC RAID Controller to manage my OS and Data drives. Attached to the HP Smart Array B120i […]

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Installing WHS2011 on the HP ProLiant Gen8 MicroServer with AHCI Enabled

Installing WHS2011 on the HP ProLiant Gen8 MicroServer with AHCI Enabled

By: JohnStutsman Figure 1 — Loading WHS2011 onto my Gen8 MicroServer   Last Tuesday night, on HSS255 (“Average Server Size Please, on Home Server Show 255”), we discussed how the average user could install MicroSoft Windows Home Server 2011 on the HP ProLiant Gen8 MicroServer simply with SATA AHCI Enabled in the BIOS, thus avoiding […]

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BYOB Episode 134

BYOB Episode 134

  Yep, it has been a while.  We have been out of commission mainly due to problems in my schedule but we are back this week with a great show.  Mike Martis is off to the races today so I am joined today by Paul Braren (tinkertry.com).  We discuss the completion of my rack project, […]

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Synology Makes DiskStation (DSM) Manager 4.3 Official for Network Attached Storage

Synology Makes DiskStation (DSM) Manager 4.3 Official for Network Attached Storage

Hey Synology owners, DSM 4.3 is ready for you!  Disk Station Manager, or DSM, version 4.3 will be released tomorrow (08/27/13).   We got the beta bits on July 9th, but this one is the final! So what’s new?  Let’s touch on a few things before you head off to download the new DSM. Dont have […]

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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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Alternative Backup Ideas on Home Server Show 231

Alternative Backup Ideas on Home Server Show 231

I’ve got an alternative backup idea for you and will share that as well as a little follow up on last week’s show.  A lot going on in the forums and we will talk about some posts.  Big week for the Meetup and I’ll announce a few things about that.  This was a fun show! […]

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Performance: Using SSD’s for VM Drives in Home Hyper-V Server on GA-Z77X-UD5H

Performance: Using SSD’s for VM Drives in Home Hyper-V Server on GA-Z77X-UD5H

By: John Stutsman   In the paper Performance Comparison of Windows Server 2012 Essentials on the HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer and the HP ProLiant N54L MicroServer I described my Client Workstation that NASPT (NAS Performance Toolkit) would operate from as a Hyper-V Client operating on a VM Drive that was on my Hyper-V Server. This […]

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BYOB Episode 123

BYOB Episode 123

Hardware finally! This week BYOB covers Haswell, Tonido Plug, and an iStar Server chassis. As a bonus We’ll discuss MediaBrowser3. Tonido Plug – Wah Wah Waaahh Sad trombone for the Tonido Plug. Rack That Chassis – iStar 2U D-213-MATX For $45 this was an good buy. Despite arriving half built. For the listed $85 it’s […]

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Performance Comparison of Windows Server 2012 Essentials on the HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer and the HP ProLiant N54L G7 MicroServer

Performance Comparison of Windows Server 2012 Essentials on the HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer and the HP ProLiant N54L G7 MicroServer

By: John Stutsman One of the things I wanted to do with the HP ProLiant N54L G7 MicroServer was compare it’s performance to its predecessor HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer. In a previous writing I compared the rated performance of the CPU’s that showed the N54L scoring 43% higher than the N40L on benchmark tests accumulated […]

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BYOB Episode 106

BYOB Episode 106

Happy Holidays! 2012 in review, SkyDrive Sync, Crucial RMA, CrashPlan, Super Router, Type Cover, Surface RT, Windows 8 Apps on the BYOB Podcast.   Remember to post your comments on: www.homeservershow.com/forums or send us an email at byob@homeservershow.com. You can also follow us at twitter at www.twitter.com/byobpodcast Follow BYOB on Twitter! Discuss this Podcast in […]

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