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!
Probably one of the more technical blog entries I’ve made, this one guides you through setting up the “ZFS” portion of “ZFS on Linux”
As you’ve probably guessed, this post is going to cover installing the OS in the case of my ZFS on Linux build(s). This is heavily subjective. There are right and wrong ways of doing things, but there is also a ton of “yeah, that’ll work” in the middle. There are Linux admins out there who, first things first, will change the terminal colors, unify UIDs and GIDs across multiple systems, create aliases for...
It’s been a while, but here is my Part 2 of my DIY SAN/NAS build featuring the Dell R510 and FreeNAS!
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.