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?...
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)...