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Wes Bos

Full Stack JavaScript Developer. Creator of really good web development courses. BBQ enthusiast.

Scott Tolinski

Scott Tolinski

Web Developer, Creator of Level Up Tuts, Bboy, Robotops Crew and Youtuber

Playing: 220: The Synology Show - Backups and Home Server

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Feb 5th, 2020

The Synology Show - Backups and Home Server

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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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