Category Archives: Home Lab

Home NAS Articles

sam.aaron/ July 14, 2011/ Daily, Home Lab, Projects/ 1 comments

As you know, I wound up building a new NAS for my home lab . This new build replaced a 1TB Dell PowerVault 745N. I was going to replace the Dell PowerEdge 2850, but wound up upgrading and repurposing it (like most companies). During the build of this machine, I found a few articles that I wanted to share (In

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Project: Homelab

sam.aaron/ May 17, 2011/ Daily, Home Lab, HowTo, Projects/ 5 comments

PART 3: Storage I – NAS I haven’t written about my homelab project in some time. So I figured now would be a good time to write about my storage setup – since it is currently undergoing an upgrade. For this part, I will focus on how I am upgrading my current NAS unit. I am currently using a Dell

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Project: HomeLab

sam.aaron/ September 27, 2010/ Daily, Home Lab, Projects/ 0 comments

Part 2: Network Planogram Up until now, my home network has been pretty simple and fairly common-place. It consists of the following: Internet > Cable Modem > Linksys Wireless Router > LAN/WLAN. The service has been consistent over the years, but for this HomeLab Project – it too needs an overhaul. The new network needs to be seperated between the

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Project: HomeLab

sam.aaron/ September 22, 2010/ Daily, Home Lab, Projects/ 0 comments

Part 1: Brainstorming I have a Home Lab. One that would be considered a dream for some. I have acquired the hardware over the years from in-house purchases with companies I’ve worked with, dumpster rescues, and giveaways. I have used it in the past to do a variety of different things from learning new software, helping with my VCP certification,

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