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$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!...
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...
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?...
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...