[lug] NAS recommendations?

Charles Hutchinson chutchin at geekboi.org
Mon Oct 26 19:41:21 MDT 2009

On Mon, Oct 26, 2009 at 9:46 AM, Jeffrey Haemer <jeffrey.haemer at gmail.com>wrote:

> Folks,
> A NAS, for home backup, seems attractive.  Any of you have strong
> recommendations these days?
> Looks like there are 1Tb NAS boxes on Amazon in the $150-$200 range, and
> NAS boxes with pairs of 1Tb disks, RAIDed in some cases, in the $250-$350
> range.
> Kristina and I normally both use Linux laptops, but we have a pair of old
> Mac laptops that we could stand to dump to a file server, too.
> The Linux boxes have 80G disks, and I think my Mac has a 40Gb hard disk and
> hers has a 20Gb hard disk, so it's not like we need an 8Tb file-server or
> anything. :-)  Still, having a Terabyte or two available as backup storage,
> with some sort of rsyncing going on would be comforting.
> What would you suggest?

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