Save $150 on the FreeNAS Mini XL | FreeNAS How-To Guides | And More… | Issue #36

Hello FreeNAS Users,
With summer winding down, here’s your chance to save $150 on a brand new FreeNAS Mini XL. Read on for more details. We also have a new tutorial video about updating FreeNAS 9.10 in this issue as well as some user-created content from the community, including a few builds and a guide for setting up the Minio object server.

Cheers,
The FreeNAS Team
The XL Deal of the Summer
Packed with unbeatable performance and high storage capacity in a small footprint, the Mini XL is perfect for streaming all your movies and TV shows during the long summer days, and now it’s an even BETTER deal! We are reducing the price of FreeNAS Mini XL by $150 so take advantage while you can! Check it out >>
How to Update FreeNAS 9.10
Is your FreeNAS system up to date? Our newest tutorial video demonstrates how to update FreeNAS 9.10 and helps explain the different options available. Watch now >>

DCIG Buyer's Guide

FreeNAS Build by Stephen Foskett
Stephen Foskett, a tech writer and the organizer of Tech Field Day, decided to replace his older Drobo and Iomega systems with a new FreeNAS server. His new system features a Supermicro motherboard, an Intel Xeon CPU, and 16GB of ECC RAM. Read More >>
How to Run Minio on FreeNAS
Thanks to Ben Agricola for writing a guide detailing how to run Minio on FreeNAS. Minio is an object storage server built for cloud application developers and is compatible with Amazon S3.
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 #32
A flash Separate LOG device (SLOG) accelerates synchronous writes. This can make a huge different in VM, database and NFS performance.
Join the Team
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