February 5th, 2020 ×

The Synology Show - Backups and Home Server


In this episode of Syntax, Scott and Wes talk about running backups and a home server — Synology setups, apps, and more!

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Show Notes

2:03 - What is it?

  • A little headless computer

5:07 - Drives

  • WD Red or Seagate Ironwolf — They are loud, you can put SSDs in them, but it's $$

6:25 - RAID

11:17 - Power

  • Backup
  • Time Machine over the network
  • You can upgrade the memory
  • SSDs

22:40 - Backing up your Backups

  • Mirror folders to Backblaze B2
  • Slow, but worth it

30:53 - Apps

  • Plex + Emby
  • Storage Analyzer
  • Docker - anything really
  • Node js ;)
  • Security cameras
  • Pi-hole or custom DNS server
  • Moments
  • Drive


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