1.2 Petabytes on a Raspberry Pi (Part 2)

1.2 Petabytes on a Raspberry Pi (Part 2)

Sometimes you have to go slow to go fast—with 60 hard drives on 1 Raspberry Pi, I found a way to make it run in RAID! It’s not the fastest storage server in town, but it’s good for about 70 MB/sec write speeds and sucks down about 500 Watts of power. Many...
$5,000 Raspberry Pi server

$5,000 Raspberry Pi server

Check out this video’s sponsor, Lambda: https://lambdalabs.com Radxa’s Taco, along with a boatload of SSDs, is the new gold standard Raspberry Pi-based NAS. But my 48TB SSD NAS build is probably a dumb idea. Why? Well, watch the video and find out!...
10 Gigabit Ethernet on a Raspberry Pi?!

10 Gigabit Ethernet on a Raspberry Pi?!

The Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4 works great with a 10 GbE NIC. But at what cost? Well, I tallied it up – here’s the gear I bought in the course of making this video: – ASUS XG-C100C 10G NIC: https://amzn.to/3AaAwWQ ($93) – Mikrotik 5-port 10...
I lied… WiFi 6 on the Raspberry Pi is NOT faster than Ethernet

I lied… WiFi 6 on the Raspberry Pi is NOT faster than Ethernet

As it turns out, my benchmarking process was flawed, and I had to learn a bit about the Linux networking stack to figure out why! Special thanks to commenter marvell marvell for pointing out the obvious, and to Javier Choclin for suggesting I try out the MZHOU...
PCI Express arrives on the Raspberry Pi CM4 – A Guide

PCI Express arrives on the Raspberry Pi CM4 – A Guide

The Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4 IO Board exposes an x1 PCI Express Gen 2.0 slot. What can you do with the slot? And are there any tips or tricks to make sure you don’t accidentally cook a PCIe card—or the Pi? See all the cards I am testing:...