FreeNAS Home Server Build

FreeNAS Home Server Build

Check out RAMSDENJ’s home server build of FreeNAS, influenced by the user’s decision to use a FreeBSD based operating system. I considered using plain FreeBSD to give myself complete flexibility, but considering this was my first server build and what I...

Do you want to build a NAS?

User foxrevolution gives us a run down on what your typical NAS set up might look like, one that is running FreeBSD or FreeNAS. After that I started researching my options to build the server. The two most important elements of a storage server are the OS and the RAID...

FreeBSD and FreeNAS in Business

User Randy Westlund tells us of his experience of how his father’s business succeeded and continues to, in which FreeBSD, FreeNAS, and pfSense were able to play a critical role. This setup has been in place for several months, and everyone is delighted with it....
The ZFS ZIL and SLOG Demystified

The ZFS ZIL and SLOG Demystified

Michael Dexter returns with another piece on ZFS, this one titled The ZFS ZIL and SLOG Demystified on the FreeNAS website. The article clarifies the usage of ZIL (ZFS Intent Log) and SLOG (Separate Intent Log) on your FreeNAS or FreeBSD pools. The ZIL and SLOG are two...