Tag Archives: backup

How do you set up rsync with Windows and your Thecus NAS?

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You finally have your Thecus NAS installed and ready at home. Your drives are installed, your firmware’s up-to-date, and your cat’s taken up residence in the now-empty box. So what’s next? How about populating your new toy advanced networking solution? When copying everything over to your Thecus NAS, you’ll have a number of options. While users will most often set up a network drive and copy files across (as you would usually do on a local drive), today’s post […]

What is a Hot Spare?

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When one of the hard drives in a RAID group fails and an idle or standby drive immediately replaces the failed hard drive, this drive is known as a “hot spare”. The “hot spare” hard drive doesn’t store any data when it’s idle. It can be a global hot spare or a dedicated hot spare in a specific RAID group. When one of disks fails in a RAID group, the hot spare disk will replace […]

Thecus® N5550 Case Study by Syronex

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Backup, local storage, sharing, antivirus and evolution needs now covered for Syronex. [slideshare id=19147649&doc=casestudyn5550syronex-130419054149-phpapp02] For more N5550 information, please go to: http://www.thecus.com/product.php?PROD_ID=76

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 […]