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Gigabyte Rolls Out GR-EZI14H 4-bay NAS


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Looks pretty feature rich, priceing would be nice.
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Home server 2011 does not support spanning across drives. They took it out. Also does not have native 64bit support for larger drives, did they fix that or are 2tb the limit? Next is backup, you can only back up using home server 2011 to one drive mirrored, was that addressed? So 2tb volumes is it per drive.


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Home server 2011 does not support spanning across drives. They took it out.
Didn't they add something else that was similar though? Or was that me dreaming?

EDIT: No I think that was a dream.

EDIT again: Windows 8 has a similar feature though, Storage Spaces. I think that was what I was thinking about about.
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There are bolt on programs you can buy that support this. The issue is MS killed home server. The first one was awesome, I still use my HP server. But they took to many really usable functions out.
I bought a Synology 8 bay server that fixes all these issues and they work. Might be a little more spendy, but it worked out of the box with ZERO issues or workarounds.
I was also able to mix drives, can't really do that with the new Home server 2011.