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Low cost NAS

May 14, 2017 — BarryK
Isn't this interesting:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/helios4/helios4-personal-cloud-the-worlds-1st-open-source

I am a retired gentleman, really don't need a thing like this. It would be cool though.

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My current setup is rather messy. I have four USB hard drives, a workhorse laptop with internal 1T HDD, and a recently acquired desktop midi-tower PC with 1TB HDD.

I have no organised system for software management. Just copy stuff from one drive to another. Currently, the desktop PC has the latest files.

I guess that the NAS makes sense. I could setup a RAID and the latest files will always be on the server.

Do you have experience with a NAS at home? Useful or not? If you want to comment, you are welcome, post to the forum thread that I am currently monitoring:
http://murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=110453

I noticed that they are thinking of a stretch goal of a case for 4x 2.5 inch drives.
No, too expensive.

The NAS market is very crowded. For that money, I could just go to a local computer store and buy something, like this:
http://www.austin.net.au/qnap-ts-231p-nas-2bay-no-disk-1gb-al-212-dual.html

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