New Beefy Storage Home Server – Part 1

The Aim

After using my computing equipment for some time my desk got filled with 3 external hard drives containing backups and archived data such as videos, photos. Even worse these drives spin down after a while resulting in a 6 second lag when opening a file open or save panel. Furthermore the use of a HFS+ filesystem for long-time storage seemed not very attractive to me as it can get corrupted silently.

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