So the latest version of the Windows 10 tech preview is out and it is pretty snazzy! Being the daredevil rouge that I am I decided to try it out on my work laptop (being the only Windows PC I have) and have had great success. While I wanted to try it out I didn’t want to chance destroying all my data and I also wanted an easy back out if I didn’t like it. Neither a format/reinstall nor an upgrade suit these requirements so it was time to try something even cooler, booting from
26 Jan 2015
Sorry all for the lack of posts, I’ve been
lazybusy. But as you can see the site has had a new lick of paint but that is a whole different series posts. Instead I want to talk about my new NAS. Being the data conscious person that I am there is only one acceptable filesystem to use, ZFS. Thankfully there is also a nice appliance-like OS called FreeNAS that is based on FreeBSD and has ZFS as the foundation. Once I’d selected the OS it was time to get some hardware. By keeping an eye out I was able to pick up some awesome deals on Dell hardware (which I’ve listed below). With the hardware all installed and FreeNAS loaded onto a USB key I was finally able set up my system and have a look around.
01 Jan 2014
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