Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Your Guide to IPMI Hardening and BMC Security

Some of you may have seen the recent stories about security flaws found within the Baseboard Management controllers (BMC) within SuperMicro Motherboards. While this is indeed very serious, many of the articles were somewhat misleading by taking something that is by its very design, a very powerful feature - and giving the impression that the feature itself is the flaw. This is not the case, and the BMC is something many System Admins rely on in the enterprise daily.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Tech Tip - Clustered Storage and Windows Active Directory (User Request)

We're back with another Tech Tip and this week we're answering a question from one of our users. 

In this tech tip video, our Lead Engineer Brett Kelly goes more in-depth to answer a question from one of our users about joining a clustered storage solution. If you have ever wondered how to join a clustered storage solution into a Windows active directory or just want to learn something new today - check out the video below! 

If you have a question you'd like to ask, let us know!

Each Tuesday, we release a quick tech tip video that gives our users information on various topics relating to our Storinator storage servers.
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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Tech Tip: ZFS Snapshots

This week Mitch is telling us all about ZFS Snapshots in under 5 minutes!
Did you know ZFS Snapshots can be mounted read-only to allow for the recovery of files or to roll-back an entire file system to the last time a snapshot was created? If you want to know more about ZFS Snapshots such as what they are, why they are useful and even some of their limitations - check out these weeks 45Drives tech tip below!
Each Tuesday, we release a quick tech tip video on various data storage topics and questions from our users, followers, and fans! Tune in next Tuesday at 3pm!

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Tech Tip: Why CephFS is Great

We use the term Ceph a lot, but have you ever wondered what it actually stands for? Our lead engineer Brett Kelly, gives a great explanation in this week's tech tip! He also talks about CephFS and why he thinks it's the best-distributed file system out there. Hear what he has to say below!

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Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Tech Tip - Choosing the Right RAID Configuration

How do you choose the right RAID configuration? Our 45Drives engineers are here to help answer that question! Check out this week's Tuesday Tech Tip to find out the 5 main aspects to consider when choosing your RAID levels.

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Tech Tip - Surveillance Software on the Storinator

Did you know your Storinator has the power to be both, a local storage target and a high-performance server that can manage your video recording software? 

Even if you may already have an existing infrastructure in place that handles things like camera management and local monitoring, your company may be required to store more footage than your current infrastructure will allow. 

Check out this weekly tech tip to where Mitch talks about using your storage server as a storage target for network video recording software. Check it out below! 

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Tech Tip: Measuring Component Stats in your Storinator

Each Tuesday, we release a quick tech tip video that helps give our users information on various topics relating to our Storinator storage servers.

This week, Mitch is showing you the various ways to find and monitor the component stats inside your Storinator. Check it out below! 

Be sure to watch next Tuesday, when we give you another 45Drives tech tip.