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...
Can the Raspberry Pi beat a real NAS?

Can the Raspberry Pi beat a real NAS?

Some lower end NASes like ASUSTOR’s Drivestor 4 Pro use ARM processors—just like the Raspberry Pi! Can the Pi hold its own against a lower-cost NAS from a major storage vendor? Check out the Drivestor 4 Pro here: https://amzn.to/3pifC4J And more on Radxa’s...
$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!...
Raspberry Pi 2.5 Gbps OMV NAS Build Part 2 – the VERDICT!

Raspberry Pi 2.5 Gbps OMV NAS Build Part 2 – the VERDICT!

How does my 2.5 Gbps Raspberry Pi NAS compare to a dual 2.5 Gbps ASUSTOR Lockerstor 4? Find out in this video, the second part of a two-part series. I will explore the software on both NASes—ADM on the Lockerstor and OMV on the Raspberry Pi—and run some performance...
Raspberry Pi vs ASUSTOR NAS Head-to-Head Part 1 – Hardware

Raspberry Pi vs ASUSTOR NAS Head-to-Head Part 1 – Hardware

ASUSTOR and Seagate sent me a brand new NAS and hard drives. They wanted me to see if my little Raspberry Pi NAS could keep up. The results? Well, they might surprise you. This video details the hardware setup process and some thoughts on whether you might be better...