planning vdevs zpools

  1. J

    RAID-Z2 with only 3 drives?

    Hi, folks: I'm new to FreeNAS. I want to build a server for my archive of home documents and photos. My top priority is to be robust against data loss. I don't demand much performance, and data efficiency is nice but secondary to robustness. My old server is a RAID1 with three 3TB drives...
  2. M

    Help choosing a configuration for vdevs and zpools.

    Hi all I have been using FreeNAS in test mode only since April and I am convinced I want to keep using it. I have started with old HDDs just to have a feeling on how to operate and manage the system using the web UI and some shell commands. Now I want to go into production mode and there are...