Become a RAID Hero | New Year, New FreeNAS System? | Issue #41

Hello FreeNAS Users,
Happy 2017! With the new year upon us, it seems everyone is planning or starting a new FreeNAS system. This month, we have a roundup of some of the projects the community is working on to inspire and motivate you. Send us an email about your new system and you might be featured in the next newsletter.

The FreeNAS Team

Become a RAID Hero

What’s the difference between software RAID and hardware RAID? Learn everything you need to know about RAID & how it protects you in case of drive failures. Read More >>
Virtualized Home NAS Build – FreeNAS 9 & ESXi 6.5

The blogger behind Guy, Robot recently wrote an article detailing his experience building and configuring a virtualized 16TB FreeNAS system using ESXi 6.5. Read his article and check out his follow-up videos to see his methods and get some ideas for your own home NAS. Read more >>

FreeBSD Journal

6 Reasons Why TrueNAS is replacing NetApp and EMC – Free Webinar
We invite you to join Matt Olander, Co-Founder and CSO of iXsystems, in a free webinar about TrueNAS. Find out why people are making the switch from big-name, legacy storage vendors to TrueNAS. Read more >>
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TechTip #37
If you just want to try FreeNAS out to see if it works for you, you can run FreeNAS on a virtual machine using virtualization software from VMware or VirtualBox.
Join the Team
iXsystems, the company that sponsors FreeNAS, is looking for talented people to join our team. Interested? The full list of available positions can be found on our website.
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