Monthly Archives: December 2010

iPhone and iPod Touch NAS Integration with NetPortal by Stratospherix

Regular readers of this site may have read my recent article on an Apple iPad app called FileBrowser which allows a user to connect...

Kingston KVR1333D3E9SK2/4G 4GB (2x2GB) ECC Unbuffered UDIMM Kit Changes

Regular readers of my site know that I am a fan of the Kingston KVR1333D3E9SK2/4G 4GB (2x2GB) ECC Unbuffered DIMM kit. It works in...

IBM ServeRAID BR10i LSI SAS3082E-R PCI-Express SAS RAID Controller

A lot of users on this site, and of Windows Home Server, FreeNAS and OpenSolaris look for compatible RAID controllers that are both supported...

Entry DIY Storage Server Buyer’s Guide, December 2010

A lot of comments have been logged asking for an entry/ low-end storage DIY guide. The purpose of this guide is to provide a...

Configure Passthrough-VMDirectPath in VMWare ESXi for RAID Cards, HBAs, and USB Drives

Oftentimes people talk about passing a RAID controller/ HBA/ USB drive through to a guest OS in VMware ESXi (this guide is based on...

Mid-range DIY Storage Server Buyer’s Guide, December 2010

Having recently published the high-end home/ small business December 2010 buyer’s guide, I received a lot of feedback requesting items for the mid and...

NAS and iPad Integration – Storing Files on Network Attached Storage for Remote iPad...

Recently I decided I wanted to reach documents and media stored on my WHS and NexentaStor-ZFS based NASes from my Apple iPad. I have...

High-End DIY Storage Server Buyer’s Guide, December 2010

A constant question I am asked is what is a good NAS build for various usage scenarios. Based largely on my experiences with things...

G.Skill Phoenix Pro Review 60GB Sandforce SSD

Today I am taking a look at the G.Skill Phoenix Pro 60GB Sandforce SFF-1222 based SSD. Two things that should be clarified at the...

LSI 9211-8i SAS 2008 8x SSD in RAID 0 Bug and Workaround Found

I have been doing a bit of testing recently with the LSI SAS 2008 based controllers such as the 9211-8i in RAID 0 with...

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