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Posts Tagged NAS

The Backup Saga is Over! MyXerver!

Ok the backup saga has rumbled on for close to a year now, but I finally decided on my solution last week and it looks fantastic! I was heavily influenced by the register’s review, and an email from their sales team. I’ve purchased a MyXerver 1TB along with a 1TB USB drive to run to it, and after the ParcelForce saga I now have them installed, I couldn’t have chose better as they look exactly the same when unpacked (just one in black and one in white!). After unpacking I plugged in the MyXerver and started to write this post, given that the instructions said it could take anywhere between 1 and 3 minutes to boot I was impressed that… Continue reading »

by Keiron on May 30th, 2009 | Hardware | 9 Comments » |

Backup Space – The minefield just got bigger!

Glenn threw a real spanner in the works just before I went off to buy this damned USB Hard Drive as a backup device! We both bought external hard disks around the same time, and would probably both do it differently if we were to do it again! Original photo by Topato So where do we start? Glenn’s advice was to get a cheap desktop (circa £200) and stick 4 HDD’s in it and RAID-5 them, this got me thinking – I have my old desktop and I’ve promised Emma I’ll buy a new desktop (that doesn’t have wires hanging out and is in a terrible half working condition) when we move. Here’s the problem – I’ve not built a… Continue reading »

by Keiron on January 12th, 2008 | Hardware | 24 Comments » |