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June, 2016

Gene Kim Keynoting Sirius Madness 2016!

That’s right! Madness is still on! The Madness continues and will be called Sirius Madness and is happening on March 17th, 2016 at the Westin in Charlotte, NC. . . .
September, 2013

Synology Memory Test and LACP

This is just a quick note to save anyone else time that might hit this.  The Synology DS Assistant tool (the one you used to install the DSM on your new NAS) also has a memory tes . . .
February, 2013

Synology Backup Using Amazon Glacier

Continuing my series of videos demoing different features of the Synology NAS arrays....  Last time I asked for requests for other features people would like to see and one sugges . . .
February, 2013

Backing Up iSCSI LUNs on a Synology NAS

Last week I did a video showing the iSCSI snapshot feature in DSM 4.2 beta.  I had a lot . . .
February, 2013

Demo of Synology’s Snapshot Feature

One thing I like about Synology is how they continue to push more enterprise type features in to their arrays.  I've
October, 2012

Synology Releases new DSM 4.1 – Fixes vSphere 5.1 issues! YAY!

First, big thank you to Kendrick Coleman for his work on keeping e . . .
July, 2012

Wow! Synology Released DSM 4.1 Beta w/ vSphere VAAI Support!

Yesterday Synology released the beta for DSM (DiskStation Manager) 4.1.  You can see the announcement with a nice overview of features
February, 2012

In Support of the Home Lab….the Varrow way.

A couple of challenges that a lot of us in the industry face are that of keeping our skills sharp and having the capability to learn new products and technologies.  At Varrow we h . . .
January, 2012

Lab Gear Review: Synology DS212+

If you read my lab posts or talk to my about lab gear it's no secret that I'm a fan of Synology NAS boxes and for good reason.  I personally bought two, a DS1010+ for my vSphere l . . .