After I found out that Intel just doesn’t allow the driver to be installed on Server 2012 I was left speechless. I will show you how to modify the driver to get it working, although it still leaves me a bit concerned.
With no clear winner for a cloud backup solution, I was left unsatisfied after my previous post. I started searching for some tools to directly access (cloud) storage providers. That’s when I discovered Amazon Glacier. Glacier is the low-cost cloud storage solution from Amazon. And it really is low-cost compared to others. You pay only 0,01 Euro or 1 Cent per GB you use! Compare that to 20 Cent per GB at Microsoft Azure. But of course there are some pitfalls. […]
Having switched to Server 2012 R2 Essentials from Windows Home Server 2011 I was confronted with the problem that the new OS is considered a Business Solution instead of a Home Solution by almost all Software companies. That made most of the Home-targeted Backup solutions not applicable and you are forced to purchase very expensive Business Solutions. That was my motivation to search for cheaper alternatives. In this post I’m going to present and compare solutions from Crashplan, Keepvault, Microsoft Azure and Acronis [..]
It took me some time to fully understand how snapraid works. Even though it’s quite simple. Similar to unraid, parity is calculated and stored on one (or more) parity disks. Each data disk uses a normal filesystem and you can just pull it out of the Server and mount it somewhere else. So far so […]