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FreeNAS Professional Training Courses Announced by iXsystems

Posted in FreeNAS, FreeNAS News, Press Release on April 14, 2014

Courses, led by an experienced instructor, will teach both new and advanced users how to hone their skills with FreeNAS and ZFS

iXsystems, Inc. today announced the availability of a series of live online FreeNAS professional training courses. This initiative will give members of the FreeNAS community access to focused instruction on how to get the most out of FreeNAS and ZFS, and ultimately administer and maintain complex FreeNAS systems.

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iXsystems Announces All-New FreeNAS Mini Storage Device

Posted in FreeNAS, FreeNAS News, Press Release, Storage News on March 06, 2014

Updated Mini Features ECC RAM, Eight-Core CPU, and Hardware-Accelerated ZFS Disk Encryption

iXsystems is proud to announce the third iteration of its FreeNAS Mini Home and Small Office storage device. The new FreeNAS Mini hardware has been completely redesigned to support the new features that have been added to the FreeNAS software over the past two and a half years. FreeNAS itself has undergone extensive development since the version shipped with the first FreeNAS Mini model in 2012, FreeNAS 8.0.1. The new models will ship with FreeNAS or later, and have the performance necessary to serve multiple streaming HD clients over the same network, transcode HD video to mobile devices, support multiple independent FreeNAS plugins, and support more filesystem and media sharing protocols than ever before, all with lower latency and increased throughput.

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Introduction to FreeNAS Development by John Hixson

Posted in Blog, FreeNAS, Tradeshow Events on March 03, 2014

This is the second in our series of presentations from SCALE 12x. In addition to Dru's talk (ZFS 101), John Hixson, Senior Software Developer at iXsystems, also gave his talk "Introduction to FreeNAS Development".

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ZFS 101 (aka ZFS is Cool and Why You Should Be Using It) by Dru Lavigne

Posted in Blog, FreeNAS, Tradeshow Events on February 28, 2014
SCALE is an annual conference held at the Hilton LAX in Los Angeles. Every year, thousands of aficionados congregate at the conference to celebrate all things Open Source. At SCALE this year, Dru gave a talk called "ZFS 101 (aka ZFS is Cool and Why You Should Be Using It)".

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Posted in Announcement, FreeNAS on February 28, 2014 is now up on - please come and get it! This point release for 9.2.1 fixes even more issues found in in CIFS, NFS locking, the new .system dataset, ACLs, migration during upgrades, serial consoles, and a few smaller things. All bugs fixed in can be found here.

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New Release, Same Great FreeNAS

Posted in Blog, FreeNAS on February 10, 2014

While there aren't as many shiny new knobs to test out this release cycle, one thing is for certain: bugs are being uncovered and killed at an alarming rate. Recently, the team has been on a crusade to avenge fallen systems out in the field with the aid of our Redmine bug tracker.  There's actually too much to cover here so instead I'll give you a brief rundown on what my experience was updating FreeNAS 8.2.0 to 9.2.1.

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FreeNAS 9.2.1 is RELEASED

Posted in Announcement, FreeNAS, FreeNAS News on February 10, 2014

iXsystems is pleased to announce that the FreeNAS Team has released FreeNAS 9.2.1. This minor update adds a few new features and fixes almost 200 bugs.

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Supercomputing 13 Recap

Posted in FreeNAS, Tech Spotlight on December 02, 2013

This past November, Thomas Pham, David Valencia, John Hixson, and Jeremy Quinn made the trek to Denver, CO for Supercomputing 13. The unanimous consensus was that the event was a great success! The team came back excited and full of stories to share.

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