Monday, November 25, 2019

Storinator Buying Guide, Part 2



The Storinator Buying Guide is available to help you determine what size Storinator you need for your data storage solution. In this part of the guide (part 2), we will discuss considerations to make based on your use case.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Storinator Buying Guide (Part 1)



Determining what storage application works best for you can be a difficult task. Luckily, we have an amazing support team and plenty of great resources to help you get the right 45Drives storage solution for your specific needs.  

If you are out of storage or running out of storage but are not sure what you need – this guide will help you decide which Storinator storage server and configuration is best for your data needs.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Tech Tip - IPMI Security

In this week's tech tip, Mitch walks us through the process of patching your IPMI and offers a few tips and tricks to secure your motherboard for any future issues that may occur.

Check it out below and let us know what you think!


Each Tuesday, we release a quick tech tip video that provides information on various topics relating to open source, data storage, storage servers, the Storinator and more! If you would like a topic covered, let us know in the comments!

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Resources:

Check out our IPMI Security blog: https://45drives.blogspot.com/2019/09... Be sure to check out our GitHub: https://github.com/45drives

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Tech Tip - ZFS 80 Percent Rule


In this week's tech tip, we're debunking the ZFS 80% rule!

Today lead engineer Brett Kelly is talking about ZFS writes and the "mystical" 80 percent rule.  Check it out below.

 

Don't forget, each Tuesday, we release a quick tech tip video that gives our users information on various topics relating to our Storinator storage servers. If you would like a topic covered, let us know in the comments!
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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Tech Tip - Expanding a Ceph Cluster


Curious how you expand a Ceph Cluster? We can help!


In today's' tech tip, lead engineer brett kelly is explains everything you need to know when planning to expand your cluster.

 

Don't forget, each Tuesday, we release a quick tech tip video that gives our users information on various topics relating to our Storinator storage servers. If you would like a topic covered, let us know in the comments!

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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Tech Tip - CentOS and FreeNAS

In today's weekly tech tip, Mitch discusses the advantages and disadvantages of CentOS and FreeNAS! Check it out below and be sure to watch the ending and help us with our office debate.

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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.