Tag: StableBit

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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Performance Comparison of a Modified HP EX-487 and the HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer & the HP ProLiant N54L G7 MicroServer

• May 21, 2013 • Comments (1)
Performance Comparison of a Modified HP EX-487 and the HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer & the HP ProLiant N54L G7 MicroServer

By: John Stutsman After working with Intel’s NAS Performance Toolkit in testing the performance of the HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer (“N40L”) and the HP ProLiant N54L MicroServer (“N54L”) I became curious to see how my HP Media Smart Server EX-487, which had been modified up from Stock, would perform compared to the MicroServer’s.   Note: […]

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Performance Comparison of Windows Home Server 2011 on the HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer & HP ProLiant N54L G7 MicroServer

• May 20, 2013 • Comments (3)
Performance Comparison of Windows Home Server 2011 on the HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer & HP ProLiant N54L G7 MicroServer

By: John Stutsman After posting Performance Comparison of Windows Server 2012 Essentials on the HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer and the HP ProLiant N54L G7 MicroServer I wanted to continue with similar performance tests of Windows Home Server 2011 (“WHS-2011”). The NAS Performance Toolkit (“NASPT”) v1.7.1 is the same test as described in the previous posting […]

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Moving my Windows Home Server 2011 to the HP ProLiant N54L G7 MicroServer

• May 10, 2013 • Comments (5)
Moving my Windows Home Server 2011 to the HP ProLiant N54L G7 MicroServer

By: John Stutsman   Last July, 2012, I wrote about how I Installed Windows Home Server 2011 on a 60GB SSD in a HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer and using that as my primary home server. More recently in March, 2013, I wrote about Updating my Windows Home Server 2011 installed on the HP ProLiant N40L […]

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Don’t let the door hit you in The Home Server Show 222

• May 2, 2013 • Comments (3)
Don't let the door hit you in The Home Server Show 222

End of an Era and what to expect for a while with The Home Server Show Podcast.  Next week’s show is a CANT MISS! Plan to be here live next week at 8PM when we talk with Richard Gunther of The DMZ. Get your twitter on.  Jim Collison – @jcollison, Dave, @homeservershow The Home Server […]

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StableBit talk on Home Server Show 219

• April 4, 2013 • Comments (3)
StableBit talk on Home Server Show 219

Alex Piskarev, author of StableBit Scanner and Drivepool,  joins Jim and myself to talk about StableBit Scanner and Drivepool. You would think we knew all there is to these add-ins for Windows Home Server but I learned a lot on this show! These interviews are both fun and informative and keep this podcast going strong.  […]

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Updating my Windows Home Server 2011 installed on the HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer

• March 24, 2013 • Comments (5)
Updating my Windows Home Server 2011 installed on the HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer

  Last July, 2012, I wrote about how I Installed Windows Home Server 2011 on a 60GB SSD in a HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer and using that as my primary home server. During Home Server Show 216 I talked about several updates I had done including how I replaced my 60GB OS drive with a […]

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Drive Extender Replacements for your Server on Home Server Show 216

• March 14, 2013 • Comments (2)
Drive Extender Replacements for your Server on Home Server Show 216

I’ve got a full house for you on this episode.  These guys are here to tell you about their own experiences with the different Drive Extender products that are on the market today.  I’m talking about StableBit DrivePool, DriveBender, and Storage Spaces.  We are not comparing anything to RAID on this one.  It’s just about […]

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HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer Build and BIOS Modification Revisited

• February 3, 2013 • Comments (60)
HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer Build and BIOS Modification Revisited

Early last year I purchased my first HP ProLiant N40L MicroServer (“MicroServer”) and wrote about some of the things I did to build-out my MicroServer after flashing the modified BIOS from BIOS-MODS. After building-out my second MicroServer that summer and the many things I’ve learned over the last year I felt it was time to […]

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The Home Server Show 194

• August 24, 2012 • Comments (2)
The Home Server Show 194

The Windows Server 2012 Essentials Release Candidate is now available so we are trying to make some sense of it compared to the last version we saw.  We also briefly dive into the topic of where you keep your server. Do you keep it in a closet, by your desk, etc?  Where is yours? Some […]

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