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Chinese Old Saying: A Wily Hare Has Three Burrows

Remote Backup: N5550 to N4800

Introduction to Remote Backup Before introducing remote backup, we’ll go through some common terms associated with “backup” and find out the difference. Local Backup: “Local” means local device, it could possibly be a hard drive, desktop, and server or NAS that connects to an external device. In a sense, it’s like a DAS, external hard drive, external CD/DVD writer, tape drives, or other solid state storage, e.g. flash memory, thumb drive, CF card, SD cards […]

How NAS helps Video Editor/Visual Designer/3D SOHO Part I: Time is Money

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Many SOHO or small studios specialize in video post-production, 3D animation or visual designers; there will be computer/workstation performance issues, as well storage capacity issues. Regarding, audio and video files, recording high definition video of the original file is in itself, a huge amount of data. For a 1.5 min, 30-frame per second 1080p video consists of more than 100 MB. In a project to produce special effects; requires a number of simultaneous processing of […]

Digital Living with HDMI & DLNA

Digital Living with DLNA and HDMI

NAS in the Cloud

NAS in the Cloud, personal cloud.

The idea of the “Cloud” has been slowly introduced over the past few years, but rarely well explained. Many even use the Cloud every day of their lives, but when asked what it is, simply give a shrug of the shoulders and a bleary eyed “I dunno”. Very simply put, the Cloud is what we have come to know as services on the Internet. Gmail, the iPhone App Store, and Facebook are all concrete examples […]

How Safe is Your Data?

How Safe Is Your Data

iSCSI for beginner

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Introduction   If you want to know more about iSCSI, we’ll have to talk a bit about SCSI. That seems logical! SCSI stands for Small Computer System Interface and is a bus. Basically, that’s a protocol to carry data. Historically, SCSI has always been related to a lot of very different kind of devices (from floppy readers to scanners) but storage got a particular place in its history. For instance, the father of SCSI, Al […]

NAS in the Home

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  NAS in the Home NAS are steadily encroaching on the server market from the higher end, but the more interesting story is the largely untapped market that is home NAS. In the past, there was never a need for a networked device because there were too many barriers to making it practical: slow networks, expensive hard drives, difficult setup. As time goes by, the standard infrastructure is getting more and more suited to running […]

Case study: Graphic Designer Katsuyoshi Ueno Uses Thecus® N4100EVO

Thecus N4100EVO in Katsuyeshi Ueno's house

Thecus® Launches Its First Official Blog. A new window for information sharing

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Great news for Thecus fans and those interested in data storage topics! Thecus has just announced the launch of its official blog, a new window for sharing great content and technical updates on Thecus products! With this new channel, Thecus brings more value to all Thecus users and everyone interested in learning more about storage; by creating even more interaction, sharing wisdom and collecting valuable and useful information. Thecus blog has several sections which include […]