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Thoughts and feelings on data storage implementations after four years of immersion.

This post is a commentary on my experiences so far with data storage and networking in a power-user-home-environment. With the intended audience being a person who is considering how to store their data.

With bit rot being something I’ve personally experienced long ago and lost data to, I couldn’t imagine storing my data on anything but ZFS from now on. Getting the correct software and hardware configuration just right for your use and needs is tough. I hope this post can illuminate your way if you are still trying to achieve data storage nirvana. Continue reading

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Switching to Fiber Channel for SAN access. Part 1

As I have learned more advance features of VMware’s virtualization products my rack has slowly been filling up with servers. With the increase of servers there has been a steady increase in the amount of traffic to my SAN server … Continue reading

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UPS fire and subsequent collateral.

So recently I lost my NFS datastore yet again (2nd time.) This last time was due to a UPS catching fire as I was about to leave for a bike ride. Thankfully I hung around the house a bit longer … Continue reading

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