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Connect USM hard disk to USB

Yesterday I bought Seagate 2Bay 4 TB NAS business storage: http://m.seagate.com/external-hard-drives/network-storage/business/business-storage-2-bay-nas/ Seller included Seagate Backup Plus 1 TB USM ...
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NAS Hard drive configuration advice?

Just got a 4 bay NAS. I want to set it up as optimal as possible. I was thinking of getting 3 x 1TB hard drives and setting up as RAID 5. The disk usage will probably be around 1TB max but there is ...
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What drive spindal speed should I be using for video streaming? [closed]

I want to use a Netgear ReadyNAS 2100 to store and stream H264/MPEG4 videos. Each video differs in size, but ranges from a few hundred MB to a few GB. On average, each video will be 500MB in size and ...
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How much performance cost for hdd encryption on NAS?

I recently purchased a NAS and it offers encryption. It is a QNAP TS459 Pro II. How much will performance be impacted if I choose to encrypt the data on the device?
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multiple load-balanced servers: avoiding local duplication of application data

I want to make a load-balanced service with (at first) 3 computers. I want to use round robin or even better: "NAT and Feedback" (clients get send to servers which have nothing to do). Because I ...
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Upgrading NAS hard drives

I was thinking of buying a NAS for home-usage. I've never used a NAS or had HDDs set up in Raids. Before I commit myself to moving all my data to a NAS I need to find out how difficult it is to ...
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791 views

Sync files from NAS to local harddrive?

i need a way in ubuntu to sync like 1tb of files from a NAS to a local harddrive, connected by ethernet (directly). any suggestions? it should include a progress bar, that's why 'cp' isn't the right ...
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Can a folder on a NAS be made available as a physical drive in VMWare?

We are currently in the process of moving from a single web server to two load balanced web servers and are facing some challenges we don't quite know how to fix. One of these is that the current ...
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Iomega NAS ix2-200 RAID mode questions?

I am looking forward to buy a NAS. Now I have found one which looks quiet interesting, it's the "Iomega StorCenter NAS ix2-200 4.0 TB". I will use it to store Mac OS X TimeMachine Backups and as a ...
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NAS max capacity

I'm looking to buy a NAS, however am confused about scalability. I dont understand how a 4 disk NAS can have a max capacity of 2tb? why cant i replace the drives with 1tb drives? Or 2tb drives when ...
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Is it worth putting high-performance drives in a home NAS? [closed]

I'm looking at a QNAP NAS setup, and in the options for disks they have the very enterprisey Western Digital RE3. I'll be using the box for backing up my laptop, and streaming media either to the ...
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Can any hard drive of the same format be put into a hot-swap tray?

I'm looking at buying a hot-swap NAS that supports SATA/SATA II hard drives. Can I get any SATA drive and put it into the hot-swap trays it comes with, or will I need to find a certain kind of drive? ...