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Synology Backup to Dropbox


A few weeks ago I got a Synology NAS after having used a Netgear ReadyNAS for a few years.

The ReadyNAS was quite slow, especially when many small files are involved. 621 more words

Visit Synology® at Computex 2015

At Computex 2015 in Taipei, Taiwan, Synology® Inc. cordially invites you to visit the booth at J0518, 1/F, Taipei World Trade Center Nangang Exhibition Hall, Taiwan from June 2 to 6. 299 more words


Enable File History in Windows 8.1

This blog post is more a ‘note to self’, but for my work I write a lot of documents and a proper backup of my documents is key for me. 175 more words


NFS Datastore mount error in vSphere6 with Synolgy NAS

In my home lab I would have tried to measure what is different between iSCSI and NFS datastore. (I/O Analyzer)
I use esxi vSphere6 and Windows base vCenter 6. 103 more words


Home Media - Part 1 - The NAS build

Digital media and distribution is the way of the future. Netflix is doing it, iTunes is doing it, and Steam is doing it. These are three very successful examples of cloud based streaming and digital distribution services. 1,628 more words


Why you can't always trust the Hardware Compatibility List (HCL)

Late last year, I started on a project to replace my workplace’s main AFP/SMB/NFS file storage.  Due to already having good experiences with Synology gear, knowing DSM well, and knowing other macadmins happy with their Synos, I ordered storage and built a system that should perform quite well: 548 more words


Home Network Surveillance Cameras

I have a great Synology DS415+ NAS box that I’m extremely happy with. Just plug in your drives and a few mins you’ve got a very capable NAS device without much work. 963 more words