Rosewill RV350 350W Power Supply and my Backup Server

November 12, 2010

The external drive I have had an external harddrive on my desk for a number of years. It is a 320GB Western Digital drive in a Rosewill case. It used to store data backups but as my storage needs grew, and I consolidated my various externals into a single backup machine, there is rarely a […]


Setting up an NFS share to receive ESXi 4.1 VM Backups

August 22, 2010
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Introduction All the datastores on my ESXi box are local currently. In order for me to effectively back up virtual machines, an external datastore was needed. I chose to use Network File System (NFS). None of my virtual machines are mission critical but I do have several that would require some effort to reinstall and […]


Upgrading my home network to gigabit

August 3, 2010
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This time around I wanted to briefly discuss my network upgrade from 100Mbs wired to 1000Mbs, and to direct wiring more of the machines. This was a little project from this Spring. Upgrading my home network I had been running a basic wireless G 100Mbs router for a number of years. It served its purpose […]