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Would a Drobo benefit from TLER (Western Digital) or ERC (Seagate)?

Since Drobo's so-called "BeyondRAID" is analogous to a custom RAID 5 implementation, will using a drive with Time-Limited Error Recovery features enabled be of benefit to the Drobo array? I haven't ...
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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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Reset SSH password on DroboShare

Today, I started toying around with installing DroboApps on my DroboShare. I first installed the Drobo Admin Utility, which allowed me to simply install Dropbear SSH so that I can ssh into my ...
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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 ...
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Share single iTunes library across multiple computers

I have a large (> 2TB) iTunes library of music and videos that I keep on a Drobo connected to an Airport Extreme base station so that I can access it wirelessly from my MacBook. This works great for ...
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Drobo Stops Responding on Vista x64

I use a Drobo for all of my backups. Most of the time it works exactly as advertised, but sometimes the computer thinks that it's no longer connected. The lights on the Drobo show it still thinks it's ...