[dba-VB] Unraid

Doug Steele dbdoug at gmail.com
Tue Oct 19 21:18:18 CDT 2010

Three 1GB drives?  What did that set you back, $2.99?

Sorry, I couldn't resist :)


On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 7:13 PM, jwcolby <jwcolby at colbyconsulting.com>wrote:

> I got a good deal on three 1GB Samsung drives the other day, and as a
> result I am about to launch an
> UnRaid NAS.
> http://lime-technology.com/
> I currently use Windows Home Server but have never been happy with all
> aspects of what it is and
> does.  I absolutely love the way that it backs up computers, with the
> sector copy / compare.  Cool
> technology.  Unfortunately my experience has seen an abysmal restore
> scenario.  I have had restores
> work, I have had restores fail to work.  When they refuse to restore I have
> just utterly failed to
> force that restore to ever work.
> I have the same experience with the backup.  9 of 10 of my machines restore
> faithfully, the other
> absolutely refuses to see the WHS server.
> Backups have to be 100% absolutely reliable and restores have to be 100%
> absolutely reliable or you
> are rolling dice when you do your backups.  WHS has never had that 100%
> reliability for me.
> So I am about to take down my WHS in favor of an UnRaid NAS and plain old
> backup software.
> We shall see how this goes but it certainly looks promising.
> --
> John W. Colby
> www.ColbyConsulting.com
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