File server and file systems
Andrew J. Caines
Ubuntu at halplant.com
Fri Dec 25 07:22:48 UTC 2015
> I'm sure many here have a similar setup at home, and if you would
> share your experiences I would be really grateful.
One btrfs on a three SATA-III disk RAID 5 md (creating on initial
install of 12.04) and a two USB 3.0 disk btrfs mirror on 14.04, both of
which have failed to do anything interesting since I created them.
> Any advice on things I might not have thought of would also be
If you are dedicating x86_64 hardware to this file server, let others do
all the hard work for you and run FreeNAS or a similar platform.
As for memory, get as much as you can afford and fit in the system.
-Andrew J. Caines- Unix Systems Engineer A.J.Caines at halplant.com
"Machines take me by surprise with great frequency" - Alan Turing
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