Tag: Windows Home Server

HP P222/512 FBWC Unboxing/Installation HP ProLiant Gen8 MicroServer

HP P222/512 FBWC Unboxing/Installation HP ProLiant Gen8 MicroServer

By: JohnStutsman      Figure 1 — HP P222/512 FBWC with Low Profile Bracket attached that I made with the help of my Dermel   While it was delayed by the great storm in the Southeast during the end of January, 2014, my HP P222/512 FBWC finally arrived safe and sound in early February. Read […]

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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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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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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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SGDM-SDM Pre-Production Review: HP ProLiant Gen8 MicroServer

SGDM-SDM Pre-Production Review: HP ProLiant Gen8 MicroServer

By: JohnStutsman   I had the good fortune to test out Schoondoggy’s Pre-Production version of his SDM (Schoondoggy Drive Mount) that can be used to mount two additional 2.5” drives or one 3.5” drive inside the HP ProLiant Gen8 MicroServer next to the PSU. I have reviewed the Beta Test version of the SGDM (Schoondoggy Gen8 […]

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What would you change in Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials? Home Server Show 249

What would you change in Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials? Home Server Show 249

I have an awesome group of guys gathered to discuss Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials and how it can be used in a home environment.  We start off by asking what would we change in the product to make it more friendly.  It’s a great show and we left plenty to talk about on a […]

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BYOB Episode 137

BYOB Episode 137

  Lots to cover this week.  We start the week off with a short tutorial on setting up the Hyper-V role and creating your first Hyper-V Virtual Machine, as well as a quick update on the XBox One now that the honeymoon is over.  We also cover some great free software for your IP cameras, […]

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New Stuff, News, Bare Metal, and more on Home Server Show 239

New Stuff, News, Bare Metal, and more on Home Server Show 239

A lot to cover in a short amount of time on this show. New gear and a lot of media related topics tonight.  I almost forget the lead! A new bare metal backup option is available for you although it will be for a limited crowd. homestoragegeeks.com & thegeeksnetwork.com coming soon Happy Windows 8.1 Release Eve […]

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BYOB Episode 133

BYOB Episode 133

This week we recap all the hardware changes that we are working on, from server OS’s, to racks, to hardware.  We spend some time talking about the Automatic – Driving assistant, and get a detailed update on the Galaxy Note 3 from Michael.  As I am becoming a big fan of Plex Media, we talk […]

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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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