Tag: Windows Server 2012 Essentials

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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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 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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BYOB Episode 135

BYOB Episode 135

  Michael’s back this week and we talk some XBox 1 in readiness for launch day.  We also discuss the VM Ultra drive, portable Bluetooth speakers, and some odd wireless controllers.  Mike gives a quick impression of the new Plex Home Theater version that is available for Plex Pass members and we also discuss Untangle […]

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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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New 6TB Hard Drives, Azure, News, and More on Home Server Show 241

New 6TB Hard Drives, Azure, News, and More on Home Server Show 241

We start out with 6TB hard drives and end up with a Essentials R2 DNS fix.  In between is news and follow up. FlipBoard – Home Storage Geeks http://flip.it/LsCjB Surface Geeks – http://flip.it/PcEU UR3 for 2012 Essentials New Synology DS214 Helium Filled 6TB Hard Drive APC Safety Recall http://homeservershow.com/forums/index.php?/topic/6075-recommendations-to-hp-to-make-the-microserver-gen8-even-better/ So we talked about trial versions – Get […]

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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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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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