Tag Archives: ESXi

Homelab 2015.3

[This is a snapshot of the Hardware Page above, taken on March 7th, 2014. The hardware page above is a live document, where this post will remain static.] This is my home lab. It is something I have been developing, I … Continue reading

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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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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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NAS v3

This is the 3rd revision of my home server setup. I’ve sold or am in the process of selling the remainder of every part from version 2.x. The only thing that remains is the data that’s been transferred to the … Continue reading

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