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In this guide, we will expand a Synology NAS storage pool. If you have empty drive slots on your NAS, you install additional drives and add them to an existing storage pool to increase your NAS capacity and performance.

Synology DiskStation DS1520+ Overview and DSM Initial Setup Guide

Installing a Synology NAS is easier than you can imagine. In this article, I will show you how to set up and install a Synology NAS for the first time. Also, how to use its dedicated operating system DiskStation Manager (DSM) and perform basic configurations.

TrueNAS CORE Key Features Overview

TrueNAS software has been built on the top of FreeNAS, making it a solid Open Source base for iXsystems enterprise products. We are excited to explore and expand on this platform’s latest features, which is considered the world’s number one Open Source storage software with over 10 million downloads.

RAID configuration in Windows 10

Redundant Array of Independiente Disk (RAID), is mandatory in the storage industry. Whether you work with enterprise SAN or a home NAS, more often than not, you will be required to configure RAID. But what about a home PC?

PowerCLI + VMware 6.7 Storage Best Practices

In this blog post, I want to share some of the most used best practices when working with storage arrays and VMware ESXi hosts, using PowerCLI. These configurations, are in particular for AFAs on iSCSI.

Storage capacity

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ESXi iSCSI initiator unable to scan Targets

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Storage devices

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