Tag: Storage Spaces

Servers and More on Home Server Show 267

Servers and More on Home Server Show 267

John Zajdler is back to talk servers, Storage Spaces, Drive Extender, MyMovies, and a whole bunch of other Home Storage goodness.  We also put WHS 2011 and Essentials Server 2012 head to head!  This one was fun. Enjoy. This podcast is a member of The Geeks Network.  Check out other great podcasts and forums there. The […]

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Drive Extender Replacement – Drive Bender, StableBit, and Storage Spaces on Home Server Show 251

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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2012 Server Essentials R2 on Home Server Show 236

2012 Server Essentials R2 on Home Server Show 236

We’re talking Essentials R2 tonight with a large panel of folks.  John Zajdler is back with Christopher Courtney with him.  That’s Drashna in the forums by the way.  We cover Windows 8.1 issues, Essentials R2 issues and come back to the topic of whether or not Essentials is right for the home.  Enjoy and see […]

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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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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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BYOB Episode 129

BYOB Episode 129

We have a bunch of topics to discuss  tonight.  Michael and I talk about Storage Spaces on Essentials R2, some laptops, Fractal Design Mini case, some new Dell monitors, as well as some grips about Windows RT 8.1. Storage spaces http://thedocsworld.net/storage-spaces2012-essentials-r2/ HP split x2 Fractal Design Define Mini Cases, Black Pearl (FD-CA-DEF-MINI-BL)’>Fractal define mini Dell […]

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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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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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BYOB Episode 121

BYOB Episode 121

Kevin Schoonover joins the BYOB crew this week for an all rants n raves episode. Some new cloud storage services. PlayOn   Cloud Storage – Two New Players Copy.com Bitcasa PlayOn Media Streaming – Re-Revisted PlayOn DLNA Service Router Woes I got the firewall blues. The ZyXell might be traded down for a more consumer […]

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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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