Tag Archives: ZFS

Supermicro Storage Server

Tweet After outgrowing the storage space on the Poweredge 2950 I ended up purchasing a Supermicro 24 bay server from eBay.  The server came with 8GB of memory, one AMD Opteron quad core 1.8GHz processor and 24 hot swap bays. … Continue reading

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Outgrown Poweredge 2950 Fileserver

Tweet My home lab has had a Dell Poweredge 2950 for quite a while now and it has been used for storing files and backups but recently it has been nearing capacity both in terms of storage space and performance. … Continue reading

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ZFS File Server – First Hard Drive Failure

Tweet I experienced my first hard drive failure in my ZFS file server.  I noticed the drive had failed when the light on the front of my Dell Poweredge 2950 turned orange.  I immediately logged into the Freenas control panel to see what was … Continue reading

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