Continuing on the “Doing more with less” series for the crisis, today I go over how to make a “HIGH PERFORMANCE FILE SERVER” on the cheap.
I describe what hardware to use and the types of prices you can be expected to pay.
For a Cinema File server or a Production Facility File server, it’s amazing what can be achieved if you know what your doing..
Links referred to in this video:
https://www.ebay.com.au/ – source for cheap server hardware
https://www.truenas.com/ – file server of choice for ZFS based reliability
https://www.proxmox.com/en/ – virtualisation platform with ZFS support. For those with more enterprising needs.
https://www.ebay.com.au/str/theartofserver – ART OF SERVER, great resource to help upgrade a Dell for use as a ZFS server.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Z2_bTAR3FA – ART OF SERVER end to end build of a r710 server for ZFS.