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...
Top 10 Raspberry Pi Projects for 2022

Top 10 Raspberry Pi Projects for 2022

Raspberry Pi turns 10! To celebrate, here’s the list of my ten favorite Raspberry Pi projects through the years. Support me on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/geerlingguy Sponsor me on GitHub: https://github.com/sponsors/geerlingguy Merch:...
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!...
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...