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    Help me choose motherboard for NAS

    Hi, I am building a NAS server that will run TrueNAS Scale. I have 3x Ironwolf 8 TB HDD that will be set in RAID Z1 with some additional caching SSDs. And now the question. I need a motherboard for 9100F that will have 6xSATA ports, 2xM.2, support for ECC RAM (I will have 32Gb at the beginning)...
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    My budget server build S2ML - Quanta QSSC-2ML 1U Server

    TL;DR, To be continued soon... Build’s Name: 
S2ML Operating System: PVE, Ubuntu Specification: Dimension: Rack 1U (seems not standard 1U, Quanta has multiple models like that) Chassis, barebone system: Quanta QSSC-2ML Chipset: Intel C602 CPU: Intel Xeon E5 2670 V2 *2...
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    Why You Should Not Run MinIO ....

    Just something to read >> Why You Should Not Run MinIO on SAN/NAS Appliances
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    [WTS] (Switzerland) Homelab: 1920x Threadripper (12core), 64gb ram, 36tb disk, rack, 4u case etc

    Selling my homelab since I am just not utilizing it enough. Used for running experiments in proxmox, as a home-media-host and plex host. Local pickup preferred (Zürich area). Will deliver for free around Zürich, Switzerland. Can ship anywhere, buyer pays for shipping/customs (some of the items...
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    Is this overkill?

    Hi all. Been down the NAS rabbit hole for a month now and still struggling to make the right decision, here's where I'm at: Currently taking a workstation build to turn into a NAS server... I'm realizing that I can no longer use the computer as a workstation if I go the TrueNAS route -...
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    HP T630 SATA HBA options

    I have an HP T630 thin client and a couple of Seagate Ironwolf HDDs and would like to build a cheap NAS with TrueNAS. Of course the T630 doesn't have any SATA ports, so I need some kind of HBA to be able to connect the HDDs. So my questions are what's the best one to buy and would the ones I've...
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    Turning a Dual Xeon X5 2670 workstation build into a NAS server for video editing

    Hi there, first time poster here. I built a system years ago based off this build Building a 32-Thread Xeon Monster PC for Less Than the Price of a Flagship Core i7 It never ran stable on windows 10 (running Adobe Premiere and Blender primarily), and the startup I built it for had to be shut...
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    New NAS Build: consideration about chipset throughput / controller cards

    Hello together It's my first time here in the forum therefore I am not sure if my question belongs to the mainboard or to the HBA area. My current old NAS consists of the following components: I7 3770k, Asus Saberthooth Z78, 3x WD RED 4TB, 3x SSD, OS: OpenMediaVault and has some software...
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    Synology vs DIY NAS for home?

    I'd like to get a NAS to use at home as an additional backup destination for several home PCs, besides two cloud backup services I already use. No VMs, no media server, just a another place to archive my data (and Windows OS drives), ideally with snapshotting and ease of replicating (eventually)...
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    18 TB WD Ultrastar DC HC550 @ $320

    The WD Reds (/Plus/Pro) got some (STH) critique lately. Here is a WD Ultrastar on a competitive offer...
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    Fast (immutable) NAS for Backup | Hardware recommendations

    Hi, we have an old qnap nas where we store our backups (veeam backup, iscsi). We also have a Tape-backup where the latest is offsite. However I want/need to replace the qnap nas. I am looking for a _fast_ backup solution with some kind of immutable storage (If I have malware on the backup...
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    NAS Hyper-V performance for Server 2019 / 2022

    Looking for some insights from users of the performance of using a (QNAP or Synology) NAS for Windows 2019 or 2022 HyperV running on the NAS please? I'm was going to build a server for a client (with 50 - 100 users) for file and print services and use a NAS just for storage. But also considering...
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    Advice/recommendations for new 100TB+ 10Gig rackmount NAS build for Plex, Rancher, Proxmox, and more

    Build’s Name: Friday (Proxmox cluster is named Jarvis so thinking of something related) Operating System/ Storage Platform: TrueNAS (core or scale, not sure which is best here) CPU: unknown Motherboard: unknown Chassis: Supermicro 847 24 or 36-bay Drives: 8-12x 16TB WD Gold HDDs + SSD pool +...
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    Server Hardware Help

    Hi All, I have been attempting to plan my server build for a few weeks, I know what I want it to do, but I don't know what components to use. My real problems finding the CPU/MOBO, but if you see any other glaring problems I would appreciate your input. I have a budget of around...
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    Moving from Xpenology. Looking for advice

    Hi all, I just found this web community and it looks great. A lot of useful information. However, I did not find any specific information about my issue. I hope you can give a hand, so here is my post. I have been using Xpenology for a while, but as the project is practically abandoned, DSM6...
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    Suggestions on what software to use for data storage

    Hey everyone, in a bit of a pickle at the moment. So at the office we have a server running Windows Server 2019 with 3 x 12tb hdd in raid 5 and a separate 2tb ssd to work off of. Currently running standard 1gig across the network as windows doesn't even fully utilize the 1gig connection. Now we...
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    Advice for building a home server/workstation

    Hello, I'm a complete newbie when it comes to building servers so please be patient :) Recently I decided to build a server which would be used for storage, but also as a workstation where I would have multiple virtual machines for testing/gaming/audio production. After some research it seems...
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    Ideas to do a quieter Sonarr/Radarr setup

    I purchased a Synology DS1821+ a year ago but only had the chance to set it up recently. It is stuffed with 18 TB EXOS drives backed by 2 x 2 TB non-enterprise NVMe cache, with the RAM maxed out to 32 GB. Synology’s caching seems a bit janky tbh so I have mine set up as read only. Docker is...
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    Do any AsRockRack motherboard support v1.35 DDR4 voltages?

    Browsing thru their website for an AM4 motherboard for my next NAS build for home. I need it to support unbuffered DDR4 and v1.35 voltages - looks like I am out of luck? https://www.asrockrack.com/general/productdetail.asp?Model=B550D4U-2T#Specifications...
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    Server suggestions for virtual workstation

    I am learning to code and getting into data science and have been looking into building a powerful workstation or server like this: Deep Learning Workstations, Servers, Laptops for 2021 | Lambda The main thing I'd like to do with a setup like this is to be able to not only run simulations but...