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Project: Homelab

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 […]

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HowTo: Ethernet Cables

Over the years, I’ve had to create a number of ethernet cables, both for my own usage, as well as for the companies I’ve worked for. It took me forever to memorize the color code for ‘straight’ ethernet cables, and I still have to look up the color combination for cross-over cables (as I don’t […]

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Project: HomeLab

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 […]

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Project: HomeLab

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, […]