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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...
IT WORKED! – 16 Hard Drives on the Raspberry Pi (Pi Day Special)

IT WORKED! – 16 Hard Drives on the Raspberry Pi (Pi Day Special)

They say the 2nd time’s a charm… right? Let’s see if I can finally get all 16 hard drives recognized by the Raspberry Pi! All proceeds from superchats, merch sales, new sponsorships, any ad revenue, or one-off donations I receive today (3/14/2021)...
Hardware RAID for the fastest Raspberry Pi CM4 NAS!

Hardware RAID for the fastest Raspberry Pi CM4 NAS!

Finally, with a bit of help from some Broadcom engineers, I got full hardware RAID working on a Raspberry Pi. And I actually used SAS drives this time. Special thanks to Broadcom for sending me a controller card and storage backplane to test on the Pi, and for their...
I built the fastest Raspberry Pi SATA RAID NAS!

I built the fastest Raspberry Pi SATA RAID NAS!

I built the fastest (to my knowledge) native SATA RAID array on a Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4, and set it up as a NAS server, testing out hard drives and SSDs, and different RAID setups like RAID 0, 1, and 10. I discuss the advantages of different RAID levels, how...