Tag: Storage

BYOB Episode 140

BYOB Episode 140

  I am joined by special guest Ed from Bizmodeller, Director and Lead Developer of iHomeserver.  Ed talks in depth about his new upcoming version as well as key features of the existing version.  iHomeserver has always an outstanding product addressing a specific need and the upcoming version takes is to a whole new level.  I want to thank Ed for taking […]

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BYOB Episode 139

BYOB Episode 139

Today I am joined by Christopher Courtney (aka: Drashna) to dig deeper into the topic of running a domain at home.  As enthusiasts, we will be faced with the potential of making the choice to either upgrade to Windows Server 2012 Essentials or possibly to look for other solutions.  Our discussion today deals with exploring […]

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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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BYOB Episode 138

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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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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BYOB Episode 128

BYOB Episode 128

This week Michael and I are joined by John Zajdler as we talk Server 2012 R2 and Server Essentials 2012 R2.  We also have a few updates from prior shows on Haswell, and some new hardware and services to discuss.  A special thanks to John for joining the show this week and brining in his […]

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Episode 126

Episode 126

It is Michael and I this week on the BYOB  and we get into Server Essentials 2012e R2, Server 2012 R2, Windows 8.1, and the final words on Mike’s Haswell builds.  Hope you enjoy it and remember to give us feedback on iTunes or your favorites podcast site. Links from the show: Download the 8.1  […]

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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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Setting up users and shares on the QNAP TS-269L

Setting up users and shares on the QNAP TS-269L

In part 1 of my review of the QNAP TS-269L I did the unboxing and initial setup here. In part 2 of my review I want to show you how easy it is to set up users and shares with the help of wizards that QNAP has created in their software.  I will introduce you […]

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

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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