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  • Add-In: StableBit Scanner v2.5.2.3100 BETA

    Add-In: StableBit Scanner v2.5.2.3100 BETA

    StableBit Scanner the advanced hard disk surface scanner and monitor add-in has been updated. Version 2.5.2.3100 BETA has StableBit CloudDrive compatibility and various fixes. You can download this latest beta release from here.

  • Hard Drive Reliability Data Q1 2015

    Hard Drive Reliability Data Q1 2015

    Backup company BackBlaze uses thousands of hard drives in its business and regularly publishes hard drive reliability data. In their latest report for Q1 2015 Hitachi drives (HGST) is still the reigning champion with no more than 1.83% of drives failing. Regarding the 2 main players in the market, Seagate has the highest failure rate […]

  • The Home Server Show Podcast Episode 283

    The Home Server Show Podcast Episode 283

    Episode 283 of the Home Server Show podcast is all about Plex, power and NAS: “Power outages either cause problems or reveal them so @JCollison and I are talking power.  I’ve also got some Plex on NAS info for you as well as a follow up on Otixo and CloudHQ.  Lastly, CloudBerry Labs has some […]

  • CloudBerry Dedup Server v1.1

    CloudBerry Dedup Server v1.1

    CloudBerry Dedup Server is a data deduplication software for Windows Server. It is designed to reduce size of your backups by recognizing and storing only one copy of identical blocks across all files. The program works in conjunction with CloudBerry Backup and processes all the data received from client workstations and servers. After deduplication is […]

  • HP ProLiant MicroServer for Dummies

    HP ProLiant MicroServer for Dummies

    HP ProLiant MicroServer for Dummies is a free eBook in the popular Dummies series of books which will help you: Server and network basics Why the HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8 is right for them The benefits of the HP Just Right IT solution including the MicroServer Gen8, PS110 11n Wireless VPN Router, and the PS1810-8G […]

  • Install Nano Server in a VM

    Install Nano Server in a VM

    With all the chat about Nano Server what about if you have the ISO downloaded but you would like to install Nano in a VM? The best way would be to create a Nano VHD file and luckily for us Russell smith has written up a tutorial on how to do just that, which can […]

  • Nano Server

    Nano Server

    Nano Server is a new headless deployment option for Windows Server. Microsoft has announced that the Nano Server is a deeply refactored version of Windows Server with a small footprint and remotely managed installation, optimized for the cloud and a DevOps workflow, and focuses on two scenarios: 1.Born-in-the-cloud applications – support for multiple programming languages […]

  • The Home Server Show Podcast Episode 282

    The Home Server Show Podcast Episode 282

    Episode 282 of the Home Server Show podcast was not released as audio last week for whatever reason, but for those of you who don’t want to miss out the video version is available. HP Microservers Mods and Questions on Home Server Show 282. UPDATE: The audio for episode 282 can now be found here.

  • WHS v1 Support Ends July 14

    WHS v1 Support Ends July 14

    Windows Server 2003 support is ending July 14, 2015 which includes the original version of WHS. What does that mean? It means Microsoft will no longer issue security updates for it causing your server to be open to security breaches, malware infection etc. So if you are still ruing Windows Home Server v1, its time […]

  • Office 365 Power BI Subscription Breaks WS Essentials

    Office 365 Power BI Subscription Breaks WS Essentials

    If you are experiencing an issue where Office 365 Integration breaks on Windows Server Essentials then the Windows Server Essentials and Small Business Server Blog has an article explaining the details? When the trial Microsoft Power BI subscription is associated with Office 365 via the portal, it adds 1,000,000 licenses for Power BI; however, it […]

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