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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

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 . . .