What is the best way to Backup? NAS, Thunderbolt, LTO-7, 10GBe, USB or The Cloud?

Cost vs Speed vs Quality

What is the best way to Backup 10 Terabytes of data every day?  Data is really, really important. That should not come as a staggering fact. If you found this article thanks to a rather perceptive google search, then clearly you think data is very important too. It is all to easy to rely on your […]

What is SHR? And what is the difference between Synology Hybrid RAID and Ordinary RAID?

Choosing between SHR and RAID on my Synology NAS with Hard Drive Media which is best

What is the difference between SHR and RAID? Synology Hybrid RAID or SHR, has been around for quite a while now, and though it has not make the big impact that Synology NAS’ Btrfs file system has, it is still an increasing popular choice for many when it comes to protecting their hardware and their […]

What is RAID, how does it work and what does it have to do with NAS?

What is RAID an idiots guide to RAID

What is RAID and why do I need it?  RAID is not a new thing. Originally created as means of combining multiple smaller hard drives and combining them into 1 large storage volume (so your PC would only see one hard drive like your C:/ drive, instead of several smaller hard drives connected). RAID stands […]