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!
vSphere 6.5 just dropped! Check out this quick summary of one of the most feature-filled releases in the last several years!
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...
Choosing prebuilt SAN is cheating – let’s build something from nothing and learn ZFS on the way! Read more about my FreeNAS/ZFS adventure using a Dell R510.
In this blog post I build an affordable ladder rack to hold my power and data cables off of the floor between my server rack and wall. Check it out!
Moving part of my lab to another location – it’s so nice when everything is a fresh build!