Building NAS, Part 2

Building your own Network Attached Storage server

In an earlier post, I discussed what was necessary to cable 1U servers up with power to run SATA drives. Next, you'll need some drives and a controller if you have not already purchased them.

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IBM xSeries 330 (x330) SATA Retrofit

This post documents the process of putting SATA hard disks into older 1U servers. At first, I thought it would be quick and easy but I will share some of the pitfalls I experienced along the way.

I acquired a pair of x330 servers this summer, basically missing only the ...

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