Building an Ultra-Low-Power File Server with the Trim-Slice

“As an experiment, and finally to get rid of that large, inefficient and ugly tower case, I decided to use the new Trim-Slice as the base for an ultra-low-power, ultra-small replacement file server. The Trim-Slice is built on the NVIDIA Tegra 2 platform, and the specific model I purchased features a 1GHz dual-core ARM Cortex A9 processor, 1GB of RAM and a 32GB SATA SSD.”

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Synology unveils RackStation RS2212+ and RS2212RP+

Synology has launched RackStation RS2212+ and RS2212RP+, the reliable 10-bay rack mount NAS servers designed with seamless scalability for small and medium businesses.

“Synology RS2212+ and RS2212RP+, the newest addition to the Plus Series line-up, are a highly dependable and scalable solution for small and medium business owners. It delivers high system availability and storage capacity for mission-critical workloads, enabling clients to run business-critical applications with continual service uptime,”

said Peter Chen, Product Manager of Synology Inc.

Synology® RackStation RS2212+/RS2212RP+ offers a high-performance, scalable, and full-featured network attached storage solution that meets the needs of business that requires an efficient way to centralize data protection, simplify data management, and rapidly scale storage capacity with minimal time spent on setup and management. The Synology RS2212+/RS2212RP+ is backed with Synology’s 3-year limited warranty.

  • 200.73 MB/sec Reading, 194.32 MB/sec Writing1
  • Scale up to 22 Drives with Synology RX1211/RX1211RP
  • CPU Passive Cooling Technology & System Fan Redundancy
  • 2 LAN with Failover and Link Aggregation Support
  • Windows® ADS and ACL Support
  • VMware®, Citrix®, Microsoft® Hyper-V® compliance
  • Running on Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM)

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OpenMediaVault NAS walk through (video)

This is a review of OpenMediaVault by quidsup

OMV is a Linux system that comes complete with all the tools for creating your own Network Attached Storage (NAS) System. Open Media Vault can be run as a headless server (computer with no keyboard / screen connected). All configuration can be done via a WebGUI interface. It’s easy to setup RAID Arrays, and to enable and configure Samba / SMB to allow access from Windows and other Linux systems.

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 OpenMediaVault NAS Linux Distro Review


If you’re interested in testing the latest available version, have a look at OpenMediaVault 0.3 Beta.