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Very slow volume expand on Synology ds2413+

I've posted this elsewhere on the internet aswell, and will obviously reply in both places if a proper solution is found. I am attempting to expand SHR volumne (2x4TB, 1x2TB) with additional 4TB ...
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Gigabit - Throughput bound more by CPU/RAM, or Disk IO?

Setting up some network file shares. I'm looking at either a NAS or a headless desktop PC. Both have gigabit ethernet, and comparable SATA connections. The main difference being CPU and RAM. How much ...
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Painfully slow transfer speeds on Synology DiskStation DS412+ NAS?

I've just bought a Synology DiskStation DS412+ and put 2 x 3TB Western Digital Red drives in it, set up in RAID 0. It's currently plugged in to my gigabit Netgear switch. I created a user with full ...
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Is it possible to have a wireless in-house NAS with wireless data transfer rates of equivalent to SATA speeds?

Basically I would like to know, if it is possible to set up an NAS in my house to be accessed wirelessly, that can reach equivalent real-life data transfer speeds to USB 3.0 or an internal SATA hard ...
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1answer
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High speed downloads to NAS via workstation reporting “disk overload”

After a couple of years of down- and uploading files (mostly by torrents) directly to the hard drive of my workstation, I recently set up a NAS to handle storage and the read/write load. That, of ...
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NAS storage slow wired network speed (netgear WNDR3700 router)

i set-up the D-LINK DNS 323 NAS unit with RAID 1 (dual 2-terabyte 5400 rpm drives) it works, but it is slow in copying files between my computer and it (8 minutes to copy 7.94 gig file between NAS ...
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NAS storage slow network speed (D-Link DNS 323)

i set-up the D-LINK DNS 323 NAS unit with RAID 1 (dual 2-terabyte 5400 rpm drives) it works, but it is slow in copying files between my computer and it (8 minutes to copy 4.5 gig file between NAS and ...
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Wireless Network Slower than expected

I have a Belkin N600 dual band router. On the network typically are my PC, 2 iPhones & 2 PS3's. At times there can be another PC and a couple of laptops. I have configured the router so that the ...
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Photoshop CS5 performance over network drive (cifs)

I did install a QNAP NAS TS410 for a customer (professional photographer) with 3 Hitachi Deskstar 7200rpm 2TB disk configured as RAID5. The NAS and the workstations are connected over a Gigabit ...
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How important is dual-gigabit lan for a super user's home NAS?

Long story short: I'm building my own home server based on Ubuntu with 4 drives in RAID 10. Its primary purpose will be NAS and backup. Would I be making a terrible mistake by building a NAS Server ...
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Should I use “Raid 5 + spare” or “Raid 6”?

What is "Raid 5 + Spare" (excerpt from User Manual, Sect 4.17.2, P.54): RAID5+Spare: RAID 5+Spare is a RAID 5 array in which one disk is used as spare to rebuild the system as soon as a disk fails ...
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Improving NAS Performance

I have recently purchased a ReadyNas Duo NAS. It is connected directly to the router via an network cable. The performance is slightly sluggish, and if I stream HD content around the house it's a ...
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NAS Performance issues

I bought a NAS from Conceptronic CH3MNAS and built in two Western Digital 1,5TB Green Drives. I only get a write speed of 6mb/s in LAN The configuration of the drives is as follows: - Raid 0 - ...
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1answer
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Who makes *FAST* NAS solutions for home/SOHO usage? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Any recommendations on a NAS for a home-super-user ? My basement linux 2.6.28 box (Asus/C2D based) provides a sustained data rate of 116 MB/s over gigabit ethernet when ...
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Samba vs. NFS: Performance

I've got a choice of setting up Samba or NFS on my Linux based NAS ( nslu2 running OpenDebian ). Does anyone have performance related stories comparing the two options ? Are there tuneup tricks ...
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4answers
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What might limit data transfer rate to NAS?

I have two NAS (Buffalo Linkstation Pro, WD MyBook World), which are connected to 2 PCs with a Gigabit LAN connection. All devices are in "Gigabit mode", meaning all show that their connection speed ...