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Drobo-like NAS unit or NAS OS [closed]

I've been looking at Drobo units lately, and the ability to just add in a drive of any size and have the useable size of the array grow seems really nice to me. What doesn't seem nice to me is that if ...
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Problems streaming media to Samsung TV from NAS, possibly due to DLNA issues

I have been experiencing problems with my IT-entertainment setup at home lately, and haven't managed to sort it out on my own. Basically I have the following setup: an iMac desktop computer a Drobo ...
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Drobo FS vs Lime Technology unRAID vs FreeNAS

I already decided to by a drobo fs until I just found these two tests: http://www.digitalversus.com/data-robotics-drobo-fs-p889_9543_487.html ...
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Transfer speed of Drobo vs. internal drives?

This question makes me reconsider Drobo, but I have a concern about data transfer rates. Wouldn't the USB (or LAN) connection be a significant bottleneck to my system? My home media center PC has a ...
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Drobo and Airport Extreme

I am about to get a Drobo for use as a NAS. I also have an Airport Extreme (has a USB 2.0 port on the back fyi). Would it make sense to get the DroboShare as well and make this a "true" NAS and ...
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Windows Home Server NAS: HDD vs Drobo

I'm thinking of getting a Windows Home Server for backups and shared file storage. The storage requirement is 2TB with growth of 0.5TB per year. (Fault-tolerant, of course.) I am not sure whether to ...