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Testing the PiBox mini 2, a Raspberry Pi MicroK8s server

Testing the PiBox mini 2, a Raspberry Pi MicroK8s server

Kubesail sent me their brand-new PiBox mini 2. It’s a 2-drive SATA NAS built with the Compute Module 4. It has a front-panel LCD, native SATA, and more! I did have a little trouble with the early prototype model they sent, but was able to get that fixed and now...
Raspberry Pi 4 SSD Case With Stats Display #RaspberryPi #SSD

Raspberry Pi 4 SSD Case With Stats Display #RaspberryPi #SSD

In this video, I’m going to be taking my previous desktop case design and adapting it to accommodate an SSD underneath the Pi. Read my write up of the build and download the Python display script –...
SATA support is now built into Raspberry Pi OS!

SATA support is now built into Raspberry Pi OS!

After months of testing various PCI Express SATA cards on the Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4, and contributing a Linux kernel patch to Raspberry Pi OS, now everybody can use SATA with Pi OS out of the box—no kernel compile needed! This makes things great for those of...
Building the best Raspberry Pi NAS – Wiretrustee SATA

Building the best Raspberry Pi NAS – Wiretrustee SATA

I’ve built a few Raspberry Pi NASes in my day, but none were *this* nice. The Wiretrustee SATA is listed on Crowd Supply and will allow you to plug in a Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4 and up to four SATA hard drives or SSDs to build your own gigabit NAS....
A Raspberry Pi takes on KIOXIA’s Enterprise NVMe and SAS SSDs

A Raspberry Pi takes on KIOXIA’s Enterprise NVMe and SAS SSDs

It took some convincing, but KIOXIA sent me two of their latest Enterprise SSDs, the PM6 SAS 24G drive, and the CM6 PCIe NVMe drive, and I test them using the MegaRAID card and ‘Elrond’ storage enclosure sent to me by Broadcom. How do the drives perform?...