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A first look at NZFS and replacing unRAID with NZFS’s Transparent RAID (tRAID)

Brahim has added a blog post explaining  NZFS (Next-Generation Zion File System) and going into the the typical data storage problem: Optimal Capacity vs Optimal Performance vs Optimal Protection NZFS can deal with the above limitations and “NZFS is implemented as

Posted in Data Storage, RAID, Storage Technology, unRAID

Amahi Store revamped for apps

Amahi have started to revamp the Amahi store for apps! You will notice there are more applications and categories.

Posted in Amahi

7 FreeNAS Alternatives

FreeNAS is a great NAS (Network Attached Server) operating system, but it’s not the only one. “There are multiple reasons behind looking for FreeNAS alternatives. Despite the software being a popular choice and also intuitive to use for sharing content

Posted in Amahi, NAS4Free, OpenFiler, OpenMediaVault, unRAID, Windows Home Server (WHS)

Build a file server with the Raspberry PiLog in with SSH

This tutorial on shows how to use Arch Linux as the operating system on a Raspberry Pi file server, because it is small,and has only the minimum packages required for a working system. This means that the file server can

Posted in NAS O/S

NexentaStor Community Edition released

The most recent release of NexentaStor Community Release is version In this version you will find: Support for user and group quotas The ability to automatically expand pools Copy on write Checksummed datablocks and metadata for reliability. Commercial support

Posted in NexentaStor


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