Episode 121 of the BYOB podcast is up: “Kevin Schoonover joins the BYOB crew this week for an all rants n raves episode. Some new cloud storage services. PlayOn” You can catch episode 121 here.
Category: Windows Home Server
Version 184.108.40.2066 beta of StableBit DrivePool adds some major new back-end features, improved read striping and a new Performance UI: The new performance UI lets you see exactly what’s happening on the pool, at a glance. It shows you the most important information in real time. Read striping is a feature in DrivePool that is [...]
The beta release of StableBit DrivePool for WS2012 Essentials has had an update. Version 220.127.116.116 beta has the following change log: [D] Read striping will now take into account the speed of the disks when deciding which disk to read from. It now uses an adaptive algorithm that will passively measure the speed of each [...]
The worlds fastest Small Business Server lives in the trunk of a supercharged 2008 SRT8 Dodge Challenger. A HP ProLiant MicroServer runs SBS 2011 which is mounted on a SSD to mitigate vibration from the car: “Using the netbook back at the pits, we logged into the HP MicroServer via RDP and ran System Information [...]
Drive Bender for WHS2011, SBS Essentials 2011 and Server 2012 Essentials has been updated. Version 18.104.22.168 has the following change log: Bug fix: Under some conditions the mount point can fail to mount. Bug fix: When removing a drive a message is incorrectly stating that the mount point will be unmounted. Bug fix: If there [...]
Media Browser Server has been released for users of Server 2008, Server 2012 and WHS2011. Media Browser 3 Server is a centralized solution. Maintain your library just once no matter how many devices you have accessing it. Manage plug-ins and everything else in one place for your whole home – all with a sophisticated but [...]
If you would like to know the difference between the Windows Server 2012 products and editions then Microsoft have a chart available for download. The chart includes WS2012 Essentials and details the different limits, server roles and features in all the Server 2012 editions. You can download the chart in PDF form directly from here.
The RC release of StableBit DrivePool for WHS2011, SBS 2011 Essentials and Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials has had an update. Version 22.214.171.12451 RC has the following change log: [D] Fixed "Reached the end of file" error when enabling duplication on a folder that was previously duplicated, then was moved off of the pool and [...]
Episode 113 of the Home Tech Podcast is up. Host Jim Collison Jim was able to spend time at the Cali Lewis / Drobo meet up in Omaha recently. He recorded several interviews from that event and they have been added to the end of this episode. You can find this episode here.