raid z2

  1. Seani

    Upgrading my existing server, looking for ideas concerning pool sizes, 5.25" enclosures and SAS HBAs.

    Hi. My server has been running FreeNAS for ~3 years now without any significant problems and I'd be a happy camper if it weren't for the lack of free space (my two pools are at over 95% capacity - which is, as I know, not recommended at all). The server as it is now: motherboard: Supermicro...
  2. Kiran Kankipati

    ZFS Z2 performance with respect to number of disks

    Hi I got a question on ZFS Z2 performance with respect to number of disks. Let us assume each disk is 1TB in size put inside a ZFS Z2 pool. Can you give me some insight about the overall read and write performance if configured 5x 1TB (Z2) vs 6x 1TB (Z2) vs 7x 1TB (Z2) vs 8x 1TB (Z2) may...
  3. Theapplefuture

    SOLVED Energy saving

    Hey Everybody, A few weeks ago I asked how can I reduce the power of my FreeNAS Server so I just came with two „new“ ideas of saving some energy and I thought you could give me advises with that. SO my first idea is that I shut down my NAS when not used (like once a day when I go to sleep and...
  4. Theapplefuture

    SOLVED Fully operational?

    Hallo everybody, I just Built my own FreeNAS Server With the following components: - 32GB Reg ECC RAM (RDIMM) By Kingston - Intel Xeon E5-2620 v4 - Asus X99-E WS First of all i just want it to use as a file server to store all my data and protect them against bit rot (and I’m also running a...
  5. S

    Your opinion on my build

    Hello FreeNAS community I would like to hear your opinion and thougts about my planned build. I intend to use it as a Plex Media Server, streaming to one or two clients at max. Because FreeNAS offers the possibility, I might as well try other plugins out. Owncloud in particular. I might as...