storage server

  1. J

    Why mount zfs dataset?

    The Oracle Docs illustrate mounting a zfs dataset under /export/dataset.... I might be missing something, but, why mount it? If you're doing an NFS export, why not just export /pool/dataset?
  2. S

    Help: Need a mass storage solution for home record label

    Hello all! I am currently looking for a mass storage solution to solve the storage issue that my label is currently having. Currently: We have a Mac mini running a WebDav & Apache server with a 2TB internal Samsung EVO SSD as storage and an 8TB external HDD for onsite backup. We are running...
  3. G

    Storage Server For Media and Video Editing Setup

    Hello everyone, I am new to the forum, and I don't know if this is the right place to post this here. I am looking to build a storage server for my studio, which I will be using for a few applications. I would like to know what kind of OS and setup should I use. I don't know much Linux commands...
  4. nerdalertdk

    Best NFS System

    Hi Guys I'm looking for the best OS for an NFS san/nas. My requirements is - UEFI Boot - Support for PCI Nvme - Filesystem Snapshot - Filesystem Deduplication - USB Stick Boot optimised - Web Gui (I wanna think of this box like an San Appliance) System is an HPE DL20 Gen9 with 16Gb ram Boot...
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    Short depth iSCSI storage shelf / storage server chassis

    Are there any <=500mm storage shelves (for 600mm cabinet) with lots of drives? I'm talking about those high density iSCSI shelves where drives are put in several rows to fit like 24 or 48 drives per 2U. Alternatively normal server chassis with plenty of drives would do just fine. I found this...
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    Use FreeNAS and FreeBSD service to talk to wireless sensors

    Hey I was finally able to trace the sensor readings using wireless temperature transmitter interface with raspberry pi But I am curious to do it by using FreeNAS and FreeBSD services to achieve mention below points - Send the readings from raspberry pi to FreeNas storage system where readings...
  7. fossxplorer

    EU Dell PowerVault MD3620f SAS/FC 18x 400GB SAS SSD 24 bays

    I'm selling one Dell PowerVault unit of a fibre channel storage array with dual FC controller as well as dual PSU. With 18x Genuine Dell Enterprise 400GB SAS2 SSD Drives! Price €4500 without SSDs Details: Dell PowerVault MD3620f Dual Controller with 4x 8Gb/s SFP's per controller and one SAS...
  8. P

    Storage Server and JBOD

    Hi, I'm building a custom rack mount storage server (it's my first time) and I choose a Chenbro RM23612 chassis (6GB/s backplane with 3 mini-sas ports) for this. For this build, I need my hard drives to show as one to the OS and I don't need redundancy: on internet I found that JBOD should be...
  9. J

    creating S2D using SCVMM 2016 created a system reserved partition

    Hi, I have 4 servers containing both SSDs and HDDs and I have created a S2D cluster using SCVMM2016. I have noticed on one of the servers it has created a 'System Reserved partition' with drive letter. It has used small portion of the one of the SSD's to create a system reserved partition. I've...
  10. T

    Epyc ZFS Server - NVMe vs. SATA/SAS

    I'm a big fan of AMD's new processors. My Threadripper workstation is great, and I've been toying around with the idea of building an Epyc server that would run storage (appr. 15 TB needed) and my VMs here (mail server, web server, Plex, a bit of minecraft for the nippers... ;)) Liking the...
  11. J

    Planning DIY NAS for 2-node vsphere cluster - advice needed

    I posted this in the wrong area of the forum. Hope I have better luck here :) I am in the process of getting a proper 10gbit vaai supported storage solution for my home lab. I am considering the QNAP TS-831X, as it has 2x sfp+ built-in, and vaai support + vsphere plugin. Not sure if the...
  12. E

    After some advice on first FreeNAS build to replace current setup

    Hi All, I currently have a DIY, do-it-all, server built at home that acts as a domain controller, Hyper-V host and storage server (an absolute mess of roles, hence the need to sort out proper replacements now I have some money burning a hole in my pocket). This machine is housed in a 24 bay...
  13. P

    All flash storage server

    I am in the process of building a storage server with the following components: Intel 2u chassis Intel S2600GL motherboard 2 x E5-2660 128gb ram 18 x 500gb dual port NetApp sm1625 Chelsio T580-CR connected to Cisco 3064 3 x Intel dual port backplane X x Hba's as I would like to avoid using the...
  14. B

    Budget ITX server recomendations

    I need to build a small linux dev/ssh box and storage server. I have 7"x14" requirement for mobo space the board must support 8 sata drives (4 at sata3) and leave a PCIe slot clear for a 40Gbe card. Now storage servers are typically very low CPU power, but I do computational biology research...
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    FS: Storage Server (Norco 4224)

    For sale is the following storage server with components. Moved to a JBOD and a new 2U server. Price: $500 Case: Norco 4U 4224 with 24 hot swap bays -- Will include the modified fan board as well. Motherboard: Supermicro X8SIA-F-O CPU: 1x Intel Xeon X3440 Memory: 4x4GB (16GB total) Kingston...