Enough with my Computer let’s get into the nitty-gritty of my home lab, after this, I will be talking about my virtualization server Crater
Meet Tillamook the intern NAS
HP Z420 Workstation Motherboard
Hyper 212 Evo (OG)
32GB 4x8GB, 1600mhz
ATI 2400 (This board needs video out to boot :/ lowest TDP card I could get for cheap)
3x1TB HDDs in a RAIDZ1 and another 1TB as a hot spare. 240GB boot drive and 120GB cache drive.
EVGA W3 400w
Now I hate most of this setup, But here is my road plan for my NAS.
I bought 2 16GB Optane drives to replace the %40 degraded boot drive.
I want to get an LSI 9211-8i so I can get 4 6TB SAS drives.
When the time comes I want to upgrade to 10 Gigabit, for those fast transfers.
Im going to swap the PSU in my main system and put my 650w in my NAS.
I started with using Truenas Core but I recently moved to Truenas Scale, because one uses FreeBSD and the other uses Debian. Support for Docker and hardware encoding, and a more versatile ecosystem.
Hope you have a good day, if you have a home lab tell me about it in the comments below.