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It's 2013. Windows Home Server, Win8, NAS, or something else? [closed]

I'm a bit late to the party, but I've been considering setting up a home server for a while now and would like some advice. (First question on SU, tell me if I'm messing anything up.) My current ...
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0answers
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Recommend versioned backup solution for NAS at home

I have a Windows Home Server which I would like to backup to a secondary NAS located on the local network. Requirements for the backup are as follows: Some kind of control over backing-up a subset ...
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1answer
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Is there any NAS+Media Center that supports WiFi networking?

I built a little server machine and tried the Windows Home Server. I liked it, although it did have its issues, but now the 120 days trial has expired and I'm not sure I want to stick with it. I'm ...
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4answers
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NAS vs. Windows Home Server

I'm about to invest in something that will help me with backups etc. So, NAS vs. Windows Home Server? It feels like I'm getting a bit more with Windows Home Server - but I'm really not sure. Can I ...
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2answers
157 views

What is the best solution for letting both Macs and PCs access digital images and videos on a network?

I'm looking for a simple way to share digital images and videos over a network to both Macs and PCs. I'm currently looking into three options: NAS, WD MyBook Mirror drives attached to a router, or an ...
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4answers
684 views

Help Please! Home Network Design [closed]

I had a recent scare with my main home computer; one of my internal drives appeared to fail and I thought I lost all our digital media (pictures, video, MP3s) since I didn't have a backup (I know, bad ...
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5answers
3k views

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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Is Windows Home Server compelling enough over free NAS OS's?

Has anyone out there run Windows Home Server for a while? I'm building a NAS box and I'm wondering if its features are compelling enough to warrant purchasing rather than the open source alternatives ...