Monthly Archives: May 2015

Creating a Linux-based SAN-/NAS-Server

When our former SAN server crashed in 2014, we set up a new SAN/NAS environment based on servers that were available to us at that time. While the servers were definitely suitable, they have their limits and we decided to … Continue reading

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Installing OpenSUSE 13.1 with MD-RAID and bcache

When setting up our new NAS/SAN servers, we decided to use OpenSUSE 13.1 and to create a configuration with all HDDs in a RAID6 array, which then is expanded with SSD caching support via “bcache”. As this isn’t available right … Continue reading

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