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Sep 6, 2017

Shared storage: Jellyfish Mobile, QNAP TS-1685, vs. other?

Hi there,

We're finally taking the plunge and upgrading to shared storage. I've been speaking with Patrick at Lumaforge and the •••

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Sep 6, 2017

Import media from Pegasus RAID

I'm using a Promise Pegasus 2 R8 in RAID 5 w/FCPX. When I open the Import Media window, the Pegasus RAID appears under "Cameras" instead •••

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Sep 6, 2017

PCIe SSD enclosure for Thunderbolt 2/3?

So I stumped the OWC tech guys asking if I could run a Samsung 960 Pro PCIe SSD

[https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1288027-REG/samsung_mz_v6p1t0bw_1tb_...](https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1288027-REG/samsung_mz_v6p1t0bw_1tb_960_pro_m_2.html) •••

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Sep 6, 2017

setting up raid/hdd/ssd in a server/render/video machine

Hi, so I customized a power edge t610 from bare bone by adding dual xeon dp x5650, 48gb ram and gpu (not sure what the dp stands for •••

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Sep 6, 2017

QNAP's diverse range

For an upcoming project in the UAE, I was browsing QNAP NAS boxes and came across such a huge range of SKUs that I wonder how one makes •••

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Sep 6, 2017

Advice on RAID setup

Hi,

I am just wanting some advice on whether or not the RAID system I'm thinking of using will be sufficient for my needs as im •••

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Sep 6, 2017

Could anyone please guide me to resurrect a failed RAID6

If anyone could help on this I would be extremely grateful.


We have a RAID 6 running on a 1880x STORPORT.


After a power •••

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Sep 6, 2017

Diego

Does anyone know the hard drives SSD OWC (Other World Computing) ?

I'm looking for exchanging my RAID 5 HDD system to a solid state •••

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Sep 6, 2017

SAN still an option?

Hi everyone.


I'm trying to figure it our if SAN still an option.

I was an owner of a Post studio with 7 editbay's running •••

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Sep 6, 2017

Asset Management Software Advice

Whats the best way to manage assets these days for hundreds of terrabytes?!? Been lost in a see of companies with tons of hype. •••

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Sep 6, 2017

Time to upgrade our SAN

Hi


Long time lurker/first time poster here…


It’s time to upgrade our ageing SAN and looking for some suggestions. •••

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Sep 6, 2017

Considering network server

Good morning.


We are a primarily 3DS-MAX shop, but we do a bit of video. I'm considering adding a file server and curious whether •••

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Sep 6, 2017

can someone please explain to me the obsession with Cisco switches ?

Hi -

would one of you professionals PLEASE explain to me why there is this insane insistence for some companies on

Cisco •••

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Sep 6, 2017

iMac Pro with 10GigE

The new iMac Pro announced yesterday at WWDC will have a 10GigE port built in.


So now its even easier, with a small 10GigE •••

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Sep 6, 2017

IS it possible to upgrade a MAC 5,1 to a ATTO card? or something to playback 4K DCI?

IS it possible to upgrade a MAC 5,1 to a ATTO card? or something to playback 4K DCI?


what PCIe card do I need?

Can somebody •••

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Sep 6, 2017

New Storage Network

OK I am looking to create a new Storage network NAS/SAN, and I am looking for recomendations. I have looked at these so far:

SNS •••

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Sep 6, 2017

Xsan versus FibreJet?

Hi All,


We currently use CommandSoft's FibreJet for our SAN. I'm not particularly happy with it, from what I see its main use •••

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Sep 6, 2017

Mac 10GbE network - 9000MTU required?

I inherited a new client who has a few newer Mac Pros (Mac OS 10.9.5) with Promise SanLink2 10Gbit adapters, a handful of MacBook Pros •••

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Sep 6, 2017

Storage for HD video

Dear Sir,

I am located in India. My company is a small production house and planning to upgrade the facilities to HD production(50 •••

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Sep 6, 2017

Major massive SMB issues with OS X 10.11.5

This will apply to all the manufacturers who read Creative Cow. I have been shown a major problem with SMB that has started with the •••

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Sep 6, 2017

HD Athletic Asset Management and Video Storage

Good afternoon,


I am currently looking for the best solution for HD video storage and asset management for a video department •••

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Sep 6, 2017

Viability of 4K Over Ethernet w/ SAN?

I teach Cinematic Arts and Graphic Arts at the high school level. About three years ago I looked into a SAN setup (Final Share) so •••

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Sep 6, 2017

G-Technology NAS

I was with G-technology from a few years after their inception. I was quite happy to work with their stand-alone and raid products. •••

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Sep 6, 2017

what happens when thunderbolt 3 comes out ?

Hi -

this is just my speculation. Everyone thought that when thunderbolt 2 came out, you would be able to build shared storage •••

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Sep 6, 2017

Classic Mac Pro and 10GbE Connected RAID

Ok first disclaimer, I fully acknowledge my lack of networking experience and apologise in advance if my newbie questions raise the •••

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Sep 6, 2017

Digging for the best strategy for Storage/Backup/Archive for a team of < 5 editors

I've been reading a lot about storage solutions but I still haven't find the right answer for my problem.


We are a team of •••

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Sep 6, 2017

QNAP TVS-871T and Amazon S3

We recently acquired a 48 TB QNAP TVS-871T (saw Bob Z's great post-NAB review) which we are now using as a Nearline Storage solution •••

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Sep 6, 2017

Sanity check on Thunderbolt3 DAS

Looking for a sanity check on some of the new TB3 RAID boxes.


I work for a small post company that does lots of film capture •••

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Sep 6, 2017

Locking Macbook HDMI Output

Hi All,


I want to switch between 2 video sources going into an HDMI hub. One of these sources is a MacBook, but as soon as I •••

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Sep 6, 2017

HP LTO-6 tape won't eject - sloppy qc in manufacturing; BRU PE bandwidth for 2 LTO-6 drives

I average about 200 LTO-6 new tapes per month of high volume data archival. But for the past year or so, I'm seeing two of the HP Enterprise •••

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