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HP Gen10 Microserver Cashback

In an unexpected move, HPE have announced that they are extending their fantastic Microserver Cashback scheme to include the brand new entry level AMD X3216 powered Gen10 Microserver. The entry level Gen10 Microserver currently retails…

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Building a DIY Mac Mini NAS

Note: The instructions below worked on my initial install but i’ve been unable to replicate it upon further attempts. I now get various system errors and failed installs and nothing remotely resembling a working NAS….



Building a DIY Synology NAS

Since Installing Server 2016 on my Mac Mini, I’ve been looking for some dedicated storage for my home lab so I’ve put together a DIY Synology NAS running XPEnology. What is a NAS? NAS stands for…






Homelab Update #3 – Long Overdue

As you can see by the last post this blog received, i’ve been pressing pause on the blog for a good couple of months. This was mainly due to increased work commitments including training down…