Looking on the Internet to get some information about optimization on QNAP nas for video editing in FCPX, I found your YouTube channel and web.
We are a small video production company here in Spain. We would like to turn into a shared storage workflow with FCPX. I found Lumaforge products, very well designed with optimization for FCPX and video production out-of-the-box, but very expensive.
I am looking for some cheap alternative, as QNAP. Now we are working with and Apple iMac TB2 and a MacBook Pro with TB3, but we have some MacPros with 10GbE ports we would like to use. That’s why I have been looking for QNAP models with TB and 10GbE.
What I am not sure is if have to tune the QNAP to optimize it for video editing and what kind of optimization should I have to do; may be just SSD cache configuration, or something more complicated deep in the QNAP OS or code…
There are two options for you as lumaforge jellyfish mobile storage alternative
6HDD + 2SSD
https://www.span.com/product/Qnap-Desktop-NAS-10GbE+TB2-TVS-882T-i5-16G-8-Bay-6x-3-5-2x-2-5-RAID-0-1-5-6-16GB-RAM-Core-i5-+-10GbE-+-Thunderbolt-2~57576/spanstor=45997 – can use thunderbolt Adapter to connect to thunderbolt3 computer – speed will be the same.
8HDD + 4SSD
Qnap has better options for video editing then Lumaforge products. Qnap will let you do hot editing on SSD and use HDD for storage or sharing. Its intel processor will transcode video files so you can share and access yourself video project even remotely.
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