VMware recommends NOT applying microcode patch that they pushed… and my R620 experiences some weird issues after having applied the patch!
Check out this article where we build a 1U box capable of housing 40TB worth of storage while also serving as a serious ESXi host!
Sometimes you just need a ton of storage capacity – in this post I share a ZFS build I’ve been working on!
A quest for more drive bays comes to an end with an affordable, redundant, hot-swappable solution from Supermicro. Check out this Intel/Supermicro hybrid!
Smoke, fire, data-loss, and tears… none of these things occurred during the rebuild of my RAIDZ1 storage pool after disk failure. Shocking! Read more inside!
Hi all! I apologize for not posting more often! I have been working on a lot of new, interesting things but haven’t had a whole lot of time to write about it. You might remember my previous ESXi host build: Lenovo TS140 as ESXi and NAS box – with a twist! The transplanted Lenovo TS140 has served me well – it still performs great and didn’t break the bank. The specifications of that server are: Lenovo TS140...