[sclug] NAS

Matt Dainty matt at bodgit-n-scarper.com
Thu Nov 3 14:30:02 UTC 2011

* John Stumbles <sclug at yaph.org.uk> [2011-11-03 10:24:31]:
> I'm starting to firkle around with an HP Proliant server box which can 
> be had for ?250 with ?100 cashback i.e. ?150. Not sure hwat poer it 
> takes. Has 4 * SATA dive bays plus you can fit a SATA shiny disc 
> toaster. One vendor (serversplus IIRC) is offering it with a FreeNAS 
> thumbstick so you've got a more-or-less turnkey NAS server.

I also have one of these little HP servers, the CPU won't win any awards
for grunt but it has all the virtualisation extensions so you can run
Xen, VMware, KVM, etc. and can take up to 8 GB so it's fairly flexible.

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