Tag Archives: Project

Project: Home Lab v4.0 – The Home Lab goes MOBILE!!

sam.aaron/ October 7, 2015/ Daily, Home Lab, Projects/ 0 comments

Woot! Ok, that was cheesy, I know. However, my home lab has undergone significant improvement, redirection, and an overall evolution. And that calls for celebration! So Woot it up! Over the last two years, I went from individual rack mounted Dell PowerEdge 1950s and Synology storage, to a four blade Dell c6100 Cloud Server chassis, to rented COLO Space from

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PernixData – First Impressions

sam.aaron/ October 24, 2013/ Daily, ESX, Projects, VMware/ 0 comments

As you’ve probably guessed, I got a new toy in the lab at work. I’m talking PernixData v1.0. For my initial review, I will say that the install, setup, and configuration was very simple — just a few steps actually. This was probably the easiest installation that I’ve done in the last year.

Script: Merge Multiple Arrays

sam.aaron/ August 22, 2011/ Daily, HowTo, Projects, VMware/ 0 comments

Each Saturday my company does a refresh of a few different machines. This refresh consists of cloning a couple of production machines into our lab environment for development. It’s a very tedious process that takes the entire day to do. Until recently, this process has been done manually. I’ve been working on a script to automate the process as much

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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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